A 65-year-old pastor suspected of molesting multiple children was arrested last week, Morgan Hill police said Monday.
On Oct. 26, Carlos Ramos Castrejon, of Hollister, was taken into custody on suspicion of 13 counts of lewd or lascivious acts with a child under 14 and two counts of committing a lewd act by use of force on a child under 14, police said.
“We’re going back about six years," said Capt. Ray Ramos of the Morgan Hill Police Department. "That’s how far back we know he’s had contact with those minors as a pastor."
Castrejon is a pastor at Ministerios Generacion Josue on Butterfield Boulevard in Morgan Hill.
Investigators believe there may be more victims who have not yet been identified. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sara Alanis at (669) 253-4957 or Sara.Alanis@morganhill.ca.gov.
“We just would ask the parents to speak with their children, and in the event they disclose anything we’d ask them to immediately call and set up an interview with a detective," said Ramos.
People can also provide information anonymously online or by calling 1-800-222-TIPS.