TV host accused of child sex abuse faces new charges

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A local television host faces new sexual assault charges.

Elpidio “Juan” Contreras, the host of a music show on Spanish-language WJYS for the past 15 years, appeared in bond court Friday.

He was charged earlier this month with inappropriately touching an 11-year-old girl and taking pictures of her topless.

Now, a second person’s has come forward, claiming she was 8 years old when contreras allegedly pulled down her pants and took pictures of her, fondling her before giving her money.

Contreras will be in court again on June 20.

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  • carolineredbrook

    Accused pedophiles like Juan Contreras, Sylvain Kustyan, Ariel Castro, Jerry Sandusky, etc. serve to prove the urgency to stop these menaces to our children BEFORE they have decades to prey on them. In Kustyan's case, unfortunately, he has fled the US to avoid imminent arrest.. Kustyan, formerly of Tuscaloosa, AL and France, has been formally charged with two counts each of 1st Degree Sodomy and Sexual Abuse of a ten-year-old little boy. Kustyan is currently a fugitive from the law and is thought to be in Europe.

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