ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE
Case # C-78106
Date: July 17, 2015
*FBI located defendant in Mexico and extradited him in April 2015
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man on the Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) Most Wanted List was sentenced today to 56 years in state prison for committing lewd acts upon a child in 1991 and fleeing the country during the middle of his jury trial. Henry Arthur Quinones, 75, was convicted by a jury in his absence on Sept. 9, 1991, of 26 felony counts of committing lewd acts upon a child under the age of 14. Quinones was located by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Mexico and extradited back to Orange County by FBI on April 17, 2015.
“I commend the FBI and all the agencies involved in securing the arrest and extradition of this defendant. Quinones is a pedophile who committed one of the worst violations against a young innocent child,” stated District Attorney Tony Rackauckas. “Law enforcement never gave up looking for him and he will likely never get out of prison.” Continue reading