Conroe Police charge Catholic church employee with sexual abuse of children
Update: As per police, to clarify that La Rosa-Lopez turned himself in to the Montgomery County Jail on Tuesday. La Rosa-Lopez is a priest in Richmond.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas -- In August of 2018, the Conroe Police Department took two separate reports of sexual abuse that named Manuel La Rosa-Lopez as the perpetrator.
The reports alleged that over a span of several years in the late 1990’s to early 2000’s, La Rosa-Lopez had sexually abused children while he was assigned to a position at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Conroe Texas.
The investigation led to the issuance of a warrant and La Rosa-Lopez turned himself in to the Montgomery County Jail on 09/11/18. He is charged with four counts of indecency with a child.
No other details are being release as this investigation is ongoing.