U.S. Secret Service member charged with sexual abuse of 14-year-old girl: report

U.S. Secret Service Officer Hector Cuellar
Courtesy Prince William County police.

(CBS) WOODBRIDGE, Va.- A member of the U.S. Secret Service was charged with three counts of aggravated sexual battery and three counts of taking indecent liberties with a child this week, reports the Washington Post.

Prince William County police say that Hector Reynaldo Cuellar, a 51-year-old from Woodbridge, sexually assaulted his family member, a 14-year-old girl, between August and October of 2012.

Commonwealth Attorney Paul B. Ebert told the Post that Cuellar has worked as a part of President Obama's detail but U.S. Secret Service spokesman, Brian Leary, would not confirm details about where exactly Cuellar worked or his role.

"We are aware of the arrest of this employee. He has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of judicial action," Leary told the paper.

Cuella is being held without bond and a court date has not yet been set.


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