Ramón Rodríguez was sentenced Thursday to two years behind bars and three more years of probation for sexually abusing two girls in a daycare operated by his daughter in Queens (NYC), announced the authorities.
Rodriguez, 77, began abusing a 7-year-old girl in 2010 and a 5-year-old in 2019, according to the Queens District Attorney’s Office.
“Unfortunately, this defendant took advantage of her access to her daughter’s child care business and befriended these vulnerable young women for your own depraved desires“Said prosecutor Melinda Katz in a statement.
Rodriguez, a resident of South Ozone Park, pleaded guilty earlier this year as part of a settlement, which allowed him a lesser sentence. Too you will have to register as a sex offender, Judge Karen Gopee ruled.
According to court documents, Rodríguez told him one of the girls: “I know you hate me for what I’ve done to you.”
Sexually abused each of the minors at least twiceauthorities said, the New York Post was quoted as saying.