A California man has been indicted by a grand jury in Boston for filming an 11-year-old girl changing clothes in her bedroom.
Massachusetts U.S. Attorney Rachael Rollins has announced that 23-year-old Jacob Guerrero has been charged with one count of child sexual abuse following his April 14 arrest following of an incident in which he allegedly climbed to the top of a garage in Norfolk, Mass. and stood outside the victim’s bedroom on the second floor as she changed in 2021 for the purpose of producing child pornography.
The allegations against Guerrero stemmed from trips to the Wrentham Outlets, according to Rollins’ office, where he allegedly wore a wig and women’s clothing while attempting to secretly record underage girls in bathrooms and locker rooms using pen cameras strapped to his shoes.
Guerrero, who remains in federal custody, reportedly watched the girl’s Norfolk home in the weeks leading up to the incident, according to Rollins’ office. Guerrero allegedly took notes on his phone indicating what time the girl and her siblings arrived home, showered and changed clothes each night, Rollins’ office said.
“Jacob Guerrero is an accused child predator who went to great lengths to sexually exploit an innocent 11-year-old girl,” said Joseph R. Bonavolonta, special agent in charge of the FBI’s Boston division. “The conduct we allege in this case is horrific, and it is also a great example of how a child can be victimized in their own home. While we are grateful to have Mr. Guerrero, the FBI will continue to work with our law enforcement partners to identify, investigate and arrest others like him who seek to commit crimes against children.”
Guerrero had already been arrested in connection with the allegations twice in 2021 and was charged with 12 counts of child pornography.
If convicted, Guerrero faces up to 30 years in prison. The mandatory minimum sentence for such an act is 15 years.
No trial date has been announced and it is unclear if Guerrero has an attorney.