HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Harris County Sheriff's Office has charged 59-year-old Conrad Estrada Valdez, 59, with sexual assault of a child, and investigators are now seeking other victims Valdez may have assaulted in Harris County.
The female victim, who is now 30-years of age, disclosed when she was 15 years old she was sexually abused by her pastor/mentor Valdez. She said that she began visiting the pastor for counseling after a experiencing a previous sexual assault. The female stated at this time, the pastor began inappropriately touching her which later progressed to sexual intercourse.
Valdez was a longtime family friend and attended their church, the Restoration Outreach Christian Church, in Harris County.The victim stated she did not disclose sooner due to Valdez threatening to expose the affair to her family if she decided to end the sexual relationship .
The victim came forward after observing a documentary on survivors of sexual abuse.
Anyone with information is urged to call the HCSO Child Abuse Unit at 713-830-3250.
Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect(s) in these cases. Information may be reported by calling (713) 222-TIPS (8477), submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app. All tipsters remain anonymous.