Madera Man Arrested In Child Sex Abuse Case | News
A 39-year old Madera man remains behind bars accused of molesting a 10-year old. Detectives are releasing few details in the case to protect the identity of the child.
Tuesday the Madera County Sheriff’s Department launched an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against Ramon Zapata.
Deputies believe the abuse has been going on for more than a year, before the victim found the courage to come forward. Sheriff's detectives say during the time of the alleged abuse, both the suspect and the victim lived in the same house.
Detectives arrested Zapata at tire shop in Madera late Wednesday afternoon. He was booked into Madera County Department of Corrections, with bail set at $200,000.00.