Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Man Charged in Rape, Abandonment.

Byline: Daniel J. Chacon Journal Staff Writer

Suspect Accused Of Molesting 12-Year-Old

State Police have charged a Santa Fe man with raping a 12-year-old girl since she was in the fourth grade, as well as abandoning his three children for six days in November.

Delbert V. Herrera, 33, whose address is listed in court documents as being in the 16000 block of Jaguar Road in Santa Fe, is being held at the Santa Fe County jail in lieu of a $500,000 cash or property bond.

A magistrate on Friday entered a not-guilty plea on behalf of Herrera, who is charged with three counts each of criminal sexual penetration of a minor, criminal sexual contact of a minor and child abandonment. …

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