Man taken into custody for sexual assault of minors more than 30 years ago
Redwood City, California – A man wanted for sexual attacks of two kid more than thirty years ago was taken into custody on Wednesday in Redwood City.
According to a police statement, Thomas Garcia, 63, was detained during a traffic check on a $6 million warrant, after conducting surveillance at his house. On the warrant, he was booked into the San Mateo County Jail.
Police said Garcia sexually assaulted the children, who were known to him, as far back as the late 1980s and early 1990s.
According to jail records, Garcia is being held at the Maguire Correctional Facility on two counts of lewd acts upon a child. Garcia is scheduled to appear in court on September 29.
Anyone with additional information about the case is asked to contact Detective De La Cerda of the Redwood City Police Department at 650-780-7697 or the department’s tip line at 650-780-7110.