ANDREWS, Texas (Nexstar)-UPDATE: Yesterday, Mario Vizcaino, 53, was arrested on four charges of continuous sexual abuse of child under 14 in Andrews County.
According to the Judicial Indictments the abuse of four known victims occurred sometime from 2011 to 2019.
Andrews County Sheriff Rusty Stewart said the investigation against Vizcaino began after one of the victims reported the sexual assault, last June.
“We had the four charges we had the four different warrants for his arrest,” Sheriff Stewart said.
According to the Sheriff in between the investigation and the original reporting authorities found that there could possible other victims.
“Once they were done with the interviews we received information that the subject was going to be leaving the country, we finished our case and got it over to the DEA and the subject could not be found anywhere.”
The sheriff said after learning this information the warrants for Vizcaino were put in a National database.
So when Homeland Security called him yesterday morning he was not surprised.
“I received a call about one am from Homeland Security where this subject was trying to re-enter the United States.”
Sheriff Stewart said Vizcaino was transported and booked in the Andrews County Jail.
“I was really afraid that he would be out of the country for the rest of his life and we would never be able to at least put an end to this. To get justice and be able to go to court on this,
because that’s the big thing is we want closure we want all these children’s involved to get closure and try to live a normal life.”
Sheriff Stewart encourages anyone who has seen of experienced abuse to report it.
“If something like this did happen whether it was this or another event all together with a different person, I really do urge you to come forward. “
Deputies with the Andrews County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a man for alleged sexual abuse of a child.
Mario H. Vizcaino is facing four counts of continuous sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14. Warrants were issued for crimes allegedly committed in 2011, 2014, 2016, and 2018, according to jail records.
Vizcaino is being held in the Andrews County Jail; his bond has been set at four-hundred thousand dollars.