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Boys and Girls Club director suspected in child sex crimes

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The 25-year-old director of Firebaugh’s Boys and Girls Club was arrested earlier this week after authorities believe he attempted to coerce a 13-year-old into sexual acts.

Juan Martin Torres was arrested early Wednesday after a joint investigation by multiple law-enforcement agencies including the Firebaugh Police Department and Homeland Security.

The investigation was sparked when the 13-year-old came forward to police with sexual messages sent via social media.

Christian Curtice, public information officer for the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office, was tight-lipped with details about the case, including what social media — such as Facebook or Twitter — Torres allegedly used, as well as the minor’s gender...


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