Secret Service allegedly raping girl
Friday, 10.26.2012, 17:04 GMT +7
A U.S. Secret Service agent assigned to protect the mansion Vice President Joe Biden has been arrested for allegedly raping a 14-year-old family member.
Hector Reynaldo Cuellar, 51, from Virginia earlier this week was arrested after an investigation that he raped a 14-year-old girl in the family several times from May 8 to May 10, according to Fox News.
The Secret Service had no comment about the arrest, but confirmed that they have been informed of the allegations. The agency said Cuellar had been “temporarily leave pending the outcome of the court” and refused to answer questions about his exact location in force. Sources knowledgeable about the work of Cuellar said he is a member of the group is assigned the task of monitoring the residence of Vice President Biden in Washington.
According to WJLA U.S., this agent faces charges of sexual violence and pedophilia. He is currently being held without bail payment.
This is the latest in a series of violations of the U.S. Secret Service employees within the next few months. Earlier this year, at least 12 Secret Service investigated after involvement with a line of prostitutes in Colombia while performing the task of ensuring the security of U.S. President Barack Obama. Two weeks ago, Secret Service Aaron Francis Engler was arrested in Miami, Florida by sleeping for the drunk on the street, after the completion of tasks to support the president’s visit.