Date/Time: March 7th, 2011
Location: Undisclosed location in Dover, DE
Officer Releasing Information: M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
The Dover Police Department is seeking a suspect wanted for 2nd Degree Rape of a then 6-year-old girl in March of 2011. The Dover Police Department learned of the allegations made against Juan Carlos Hernandez (DOB: 7-30-85) after the victim disclosed the incident to a school therapist. Following a forensic interview and a review of other evidence, detectives obtained a warrant for 2nd Degree Rape for Hernandez. Hernandez’s location is unknown and it is possible that he has returned to Mexico since the incident occurred.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com