Illegal Alien Charged With Aggravated Rape Of 10-Year-Old Girl

By Brittany M. Hughes | April 23, 2015 | 1:53 PM EDT

(CNSNews.com) -- Hermes Rivera, a 25-year-old illegal alien living in Kenner, La., has been charged with three counts of aggravated rape against a 10-year-old girl, according to reports from the local ABC affiliate.

Kenner Police Department arrested Hermes Rivera, 25, and charged him with aggravated rape of a 10-tear-old girl.(Photo: Kenner Police Department)

Rivera was arrested after the girl’s mother, who was reportedly dating Rivera, saw a video on her daughter’s cell phone on April 16 in which the girl claimed she and Rivera had “made love.”

“The mother confronted her daughter about the video, at which time the 10-year-old disclosed the sexual acts occurred in their bedroom,” a press release  from the Kenner Police Department stated

“Once speaking to her daughter, the mother confronted her boyfriend, Hermes Rivera, who then admitted to engaging in sexual intercourse with her daughter on three different occasions,” the police said.

When police arrived on the scene later that day, Rivera admitted to having sex with the young girl three times between March and April 3, 2015, claiming that “she asked him to have sex with her,” police said.

A fence along the U.S.-Mexico border near San Miguel, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin.)

Lt. Brian McGregor of the Kenner Police Department told CNSNews.com Wednesday that local police had not been able to locate a prior criminal history for Rivera.

“This individual had no prior criminal history, at least not locally that we were able to find,” McGregor confirmed.

The press release stated an immigration detainer has been placed on Rivera.

The tragic story is similar to an incident in March, when Ramiro Ajualip, a 27-year-old illegal alien, was charged with first-degree rape and first-degree sodomy of a 10-year-old girl in Russellville, Ala.

Russellville Police Chief Chris Hargett said Ajualip had been in the country about four weeks when the incident occurred in February and was actually living in the home of his victim as a family friend, according to WHNT 19 News. The report stated Ajualip allegedly raped the girl while her family was not home, then threatened her to keep her quiet.

After the girl told her parents what had happened, Ajualip was arrested and confessed to the attack, the report said.

At the time of the report, Ajualip was being held in the Franklin County Jail under a $150,000 bail.