Illegal immigrant in Clare charged with CSC

A 32 year-old Clare man, Victorino Bahena-Garcia was arrested August 16 on multiple counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct.

According to the Clare County Sheriff’s Department, the charges stem form a complaint filed August 15 that Garcia had assaulted an eight-year-old numerous times.

Garcia was arraigned in 80th District Court August 17 on three counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct in the first degree and one count of Criminal Sexual Conduct in the second degree.

Garcia’s bond was set at $500,000 cash. He remains lodged at the Clare County Jail.

Investigators on the case discovered that Garcia is also an illegal immigrant from Mexico. They contacted Homeland Security, who will take action after the Clare County case is complete.