A 53-year-old Nipomo man has been arrested on child molestation charges by the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement team.
Marcos Saldana Hernandez faces one count each of continuous sexual abuse of a child, penetration with a foreign object and lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14. Bail was set at $100,000.
Saldana Hernandez had been sought because of child molestation allegations that were disclosed by the alleged victim on January 12.
He surrendered at the Sheriff's South County patrol station in Oceano at approximately 10 a.m. Wednesday, and was later arrested at Sheriff's Headquarters and booked into County Jail shortly after 2 p.m.
SAFE team detectives are a specially trained group of sexual assault investigators who also track Megan's Law offenders.