GUSTINE - Police arrested a man accused of molesting a child in November of 2016.
Authorities say the victim was a female juvenile who lived in Salinas and was visiting relatives in Gustine when the incident happened. The case was assigned to two Gustine officers who located the suspect outside of his home on the 500 block of 6th Street Friday.
Officer Efren Fernandez and Corporal Telan Hosaka interviewed the suspect, identified only as a 54 year old Hispanic Man. He was taken into custody after confessing to the crime.
Authorities booked the suspect into the Merced County Sheriff's Detention Facility.