YORBA LINDA (CBSLA.com) — Officials are seeking the public’s help in identifying additional victims of an Orange County nursing home employee charged with sexually assaulting a 69-year-old disabled woman.
David Moreno, 28, has been charged with one felony count each of sexual battery on an institutionalized victim and sexual penetration by foreign object of an incompetent victim, the Brea Police Department said.
Moreno, who was a maintenance worker at Emeritus Senior Living in Yorba Linda, allegedly entered the victim’s room between June 1 and July 24 and sexually assaulted her leaving behind physical evidence, according to officials.
The victim was suffering from dementia.
Investigators believe there may be additional victims.
Moreno faces a maximum sentence of eight years in state prison and lifetime sex offender registration if convicted.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Det. Dave Wearp at (714) 671-4438 or Supervising District Attorney Investigator Anthony Sosnowski at (714) 347-8794.