3 face charges of sex crimes against children
Published 12:02 pm Friday, June 30, 2023
Three men were arrested on Tuesday in separate incidences for sexual crimes against children.
James Edward Gillis, 31, was arrested for five counts of statutory sex offense with child by adult.
Victor Ricon-velasquez, 56, was
arrested for felony indecent liberties with a child, felony first degree statutory rape and felony statutory sex offense with child by adult.
Darril Linn Fortson, 37, was arrested for two counts of felony indecent liberties with a child.
Sheriff Jeff Crisco feels advanced computer systems play a key role in these arrests.
“It is aiding us in our investigations,” he said. “We’re seeing it as a bigger problem than it ever was. It is becoming more prevalent.”