FREDERICK, Md. —
A Frederick County Grand Jury indicted a pediatrician on 65 additional charges after several more victims came forward accusing him of sex assault, authorities said.
Dr. Ernesto Torres was arrested around 2:27 p.m. on Monday after 11 new victims reported him to police.
Torres was previously arrested and charged after he was accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old girl during an exam at his medical practice in Frederick.
Officials announced more charges against Torres since his indictment on May 3 where he was charged with second-degree rape, second-degree assault and a fourth-degree sex offense.
He is now charged with the following additional charges:
- 9 Counts – Child Sex Abuse
- 10 Counts – Sex Abuse of a Minor
- 43 Counts – Sex Offense – third-degree
- 2 Counts – Sex Offense – second-degree
- 1 Count – Assault – second-degree
Frederick police believe there may be more victims and are asking anyone with more information to call them at 240-578-5683.
Police are offering the following local resources are available for victims of sexual assault including the Frederick Police Department, Victim Services Unit (301) 600-1356, The Child Advocacy Center (301) 600-1758 and Heartly House (301) 662-8800.