For whom do we reserve the larger space in Hell, the man who was sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl and family member or his girlfriend who watched and at times joined in?
Authorities only identify the girl as 9 and a family member who lived with the couple because, as the victim of sex crimes, her identity is to be protected. But we do know Nazario Enrique Cruz-Sanchez, 40, and Estela Garcia, 28, both of Santa Ana, were arrested for the assaults.
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The girl told officials at her school, Heritage Elementary, about the attacks. The principal informed the Santa Ana Police Department, as required by law.
Cruz-Sanchez was arrested for the sexual assaults, while Garcia was popped for the active encouragement and participation in the acts.
They both face the same counts: sexual intercourse or sodomy with a child younger than 10, oral copulation or sexual penetration of a child younger than 10 and lewd or lascivious acts with a minor, all felonies.