Man accused of sexually abusing youngster in custody, BCSO says

Through the course of the investigation, investigators discovered Casanova was in possession of and had distributed child pornography.

SAN ANTONIO — The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office says they made an arrest of a suspect suspected of sexually assaulting a child over several years.

A juvenile made an outcry back in May that Gilbert Casanova, 76, had sexually assaulted her over the course of several years.

Child Sex Abuse Suspect Arrested In May of 2022, a juvenile made an outcry that Gilbert Casanova, 76, had sexually…

Posted by Bexar County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, July 27, 2022

BCSO said investigators from their Child Safe Unit immediately began investigating were able to issue a warrant for the arrest of Casanova. They also discovered Casanova was in possession of and had distributed child pornography.

Casanova was taken into custody on July 26 on a warrant for Continuous Sex Abuse on a Child, a 1st Degree Felony. Casanova is currently being held in the Bexar County Jail on a $100,000.00 bond.

The investigation into this case remains ongoing.

The BCSO is now asking the public if you or someone you know may has any information regarding this suspect, as well as this any information on this suspect being involved with distributing child pornography, please contact the BCSO at (210) 335-6070, or email us at [email protected].

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