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Man tried having girl he molested kidnapped to Mexico, D.A. says

October 27, 2012 |  8:21 am

Prosecutors charged a Laguna Hills man accused of plotting to have a teenage relative he allegedly molested kidnapped and taken to Mexico, authorities announced Friday.

Jesus Acosta-Inchaorrondo, 58, is charged with soliciting to commit kidnapping, attempted kidnapping, dissuading a witness by force or threat and violating a protective order, according to a joint announcement from the Costa Mesa Police Department and the Orange County district attorney's office. He also faces a crime-bail-crime sentencing enhancement.

His arraignment was moved to Nov. 15 and bail was set at $1 million at a court hearing Friday.

Prosecutors said Costa Mesa police initially arrested Acosta-Inchaorrondo Aug. 27. He faced charges of forcible rape, sodomy by force, incest and criminal threats.

His church congregation at Iglesia Cristo Rompe Las Cadenas de OC reportedly raised the $100,000 necessary to bail him out of jail, and he was released 11 days after his arrest, authorities said.

This month, authorities said, Acosta-Inchaorrondo tried to have his alleged victim kidnapped and taken to Mexico to prevent her from testifying against him.

Acosta-Inchaorrondo faces 29 years and eight months in state prison if convicted.

-- Lauren Williams, Times Community News

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