Suspect Arrested in Sexual Assaults on Five Juveniles
May 13, 2005 -- Houston police
have arrested a suspect who dating back to 1997 has sexually assaulted
five juvenile boys he had met through his church, and investigators
believe there are likely other victims who have not yet come forward.
The suspect is identified as German Rojas Moreno
(H/m, DOB 8-8-61). Thus far, he has been charged with two counts
of indecency with a child, two counts of sexual assault of a child
and one count of aggravated sexual assault of a child. All charges
have been filed in the 230th State District Court.
Investigators also believe Moreno has been practicing
medicine without a license.
HPD Officer M. Gallagher of the Juvenile Division
Sex Crimes Unit reported:
Five males went to the sex crimes unit and made
outcries to investigators that the suspect had sexually abused
them when they were between the ages of 11 and 15, dating back
to 1997. The victims have stated they first met Moreno when he
was a member of and then choir director at the Saint Francis Desales
Catholic Church at 8200 Roos. The juvenile victims said they were
later medically treated by Moreno at the Dynamic Healthcare Center
at 6006 Bellaire Boulevard. The victims said Moreno had befriended
their parents and had gained their trust in order to allow them
(victims) to spend the night at his residence. The victims stated
Moreno drugged them and sexually assaulted them while they were
Following the investigation, investigators obtained
a warrant and arrested Moreno without incident at the healthcare
center at 6006 Bellaire just before noon on Wednesday (May 11).
Due to the number of victims who have come forward,
investigators believe other potential victims have not reported
similar contact with the suspect. Anyone who has been victimized
by German Moreno is urged to contact the HPD Juvenile Division
Sex Crimes Unit at 713-731-5335 and ask to speak with Officer
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.