Georgetown ‘preacher’ charged in child sex assault case

Marcos Herrera
Marcos Herrera

GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — A preacher at a Georgetown church has been charged with four counts of sexually assaulting a child who attended the church.

Police arrested 23-year-old Marcos Azael Herrera on Aug. 15 after the allegations came to light. Authorities said he was a “preacher” at Iglesia Evangelica Cristiana Espiritual Church where the girl’s father also worked.

The alleged assaults took place in 2009, when the girl was 4 years old. She told staff at the Williamson County Children Advocacy Center on Aug. 14 about the alleged incidents when a family member brought the girl in.

Herrera is currently in the Williamson County Jail being held on $400,000 bond. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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