Mountain View handyman accused of molesting two younger women at Moffett Mobilehome Park
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (KGO) – A Mountain View man was arrested for allegedly sexually abusing two young girls. The police arrested Ramiro Palacios for engaging in lascivious and lascivious acts with a child in the RV park where he lives with his family.
The 43-year-old worked as a craftsman who was often hired to do odd jobs for his neighbors.
According to police, during one of these jobs, he lured two young girls, ages 7 and 8, to a remote area and touched them. They say it happened separately over the course of several days.
Moffett Mobilehome Park residents were surprised to hear that their neighbor has been arrested.
“I can’t believe it,” said neighbor Belinda Preseren. “I mean, he asked my son, ‘Do you believe in God?’ You know. He looked like he had the Lord’s love in his heart. “
According to the police, the two young girls are sisters who told their parents what happened. They do not live in the RV park, but visit their grandmother there regularly.
The arrest also came as a surprise to members of the Spanish Seventh-day Adventist Church in Mountain View. It is said that Palacios has been attending church services regularly for years.
“Anyone who ends every sentence with ‘God bless you’ is always a warning sign,” said Joe Lilley, manager of the Moffett mobile home park.
But others say they always had a strange feeling about Palacios. They are now grateful that their little ones didn’t get close to him.
“There were a 7-year-old and a 10-year-old girl and that bothers me because I have a 10-year-old granddaughter,” said neighbor Cassandra Lilley. “I wouldn’t like that at all and to know that he’s over there really bothers me.”
The police are asking the population to help identify other children who may have been victims of the suspect. Anyone with information can call Detective Jessica Nanez at (650) 903-6395 or leave an anonymous tip at (650) 961-5800.
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