Clewiston Police Officer Charged with Aggravated Child Abuse
CLEWISTON, FL. -- Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's (FDLE) Sebring Field Office on Wednesday April 21 arrested John Herrera, 30, of Clewiston, Fla. for aggravated child abuse, a first-degree felony. Herrera is an officer with the Clewiston Police Department.
The Hendry County Sheriff's Office asked FDLE to investigate allegations that Herrera physically abused a child. Herrera was charged with one count of aggravated child abuse.
Herrera was booked into the Hendry County Jail. His bond was set at $35,000. The State Attorney�s Office, 20th Judicial Circuit, will prosecute the case.