A Salina man has been arrested in connection with alleged sex crimes involving a child.
According to Salina Police, on Monday officers received information from a third party of a possible sexual abuse case involving a female victim under the age of 16. Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that the female had been sexually abused at a residence in Salina by 47-year-old Ernest James Ortega of Salina.
Ortega was booked into the Saline County Jail on charges that include:
- 2 counts of Rape
- 6 counts of Aggravated Criminal Sodomy
- 2 counts of Sodomy
- 6 counts of Aggravated Indecent Liberties with a Child
- 7 counts of Indecent Liberties with a Child
- 4 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Child
The investigation is ongoing.