Friday morning, Jim Wells County Investigators arrested Valdemar Hernandez of San Diego on a charge of indecency with a child by sexual contact.

According to Sgt. Gilbert Saenz, Hernandez was entrusted with the care of a 9-year-old girl by her mother when the mother had to work.

Hernandez, who has done time for previous incident involving a child, never told the girl's mother that he was a registered sex offender, Saenz said.

The alleged incident happened about a year ago. The victim's outcry stated that Hernandez touched her private area over her clothing. The victim is receiving counseling.

Hernandez was placed on the JWC Sheriff's Department's Felony Friday. Investigators immediately received a tip of Hernandez's whereabouts.

Hernandez was arrested at his place of employment in Alice.

Hernandez was interviewed and transported to the JWC jail. His bond was set at $100,000.