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Child Abuse

AG Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Arrest Round Up

February 25, 2021 | Noteworthy

Killeen Cou­ple Each Sen­tenced to 60 Years in Prison for Sex­u­al Assault of Chil­dren and Infants

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Christopher Almaguer, 27, and Sarah Rashelle Almaguer, 27, were each sentenced to 60 years in federal prison for sexually assaulting potentially 25 minors, including multiple infants, as well as producing child pornography in central Texas.

April 24, 2019 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Pax­ton Encour­ages Tex­ans to Rec­og­nize April as Nation­al Child Abuse Pre­ven­tion Month

“Every child deserves to grow up in a safe and nurturing environment free from fear, abuse and neglect. When we make meaningful connections with children, youth and families in our communities, we can help parents build the knowledge and resources necessary to raise happy children in healthy families. I urge all Texans to join me in protecting and nurturing our children and calling the Department of Family and Protective Services toll-free at (800) 252-5400 if they believe child abuse or neglect is happening. Together, we can help break the cycle of abuse and maltreatment and make sure Texas children have the foundation they need to lead happy, healthy lives.”

April 10, 2015