‘Outstanding’: Schertz police chief praised officer accused of secretly recording teen, records show
AdThat draft was sent at 1:15 p.m. to Schertz Police Captain Manny Casas and Schertz Police Lieutenant Kelly Kallies, both of whom are members of the agency’s command staff. AdHansen, who referred to Aleman as “Ric” in the email, said the corporal cooperated with the investigation and was forthcoming. AdAleman is accused of coercing a teenager into engaging in sexually explicit conduct between mid-April and late August 2019, according to his federal indictment. He is also accused of possessing a portable hard drive that contained child pornography, records show. A continuance in the case was granted earlier this week, pushing Aleman’s tentative trial date to May 10, federal court records show.
Prosecutors dismiss invasive recording charge against ex-Schertz police corporal as focus shifts to federal case
Ricardo Aleman, 42, no longer faces a state charge of invasive visual recording, according to Bexar County court records. Aleman was removed as a corporal from the Schertz Police Department in January 2020, the same day he was arrested on the invasive recording charge. Ex-Schertz police corporal accused of secretly recording teen faces federal child pornography chargesA relative of the victim found pictures and videos from the cameras stored on an external hard drive in Aleman’s Schertz Police patrol vehicle, the warrant states. AdAleman was indicted late last year on two child pornography charges: sexual exploitation of children (production of child pornography) and possession of child pornography, federal court records show. If no plea agreement is accepted in the federal case, Aleman is tentatively scheduled to go to trial April 5.
Ex-Schertz police corporal accused of secretly recording teen faces federal child pornography charges
SCHERTZ, Texas – A former Schertz Police Department corporal charged with secretly recording a teenager earlier this year now faces steeper federal charges of possessing and producing child pornography, court records obtained by the KSAT 12 Defenders show. Ricardo Aleman, 42, was arrested on the federal charges Nov. 23 and was arraigned in U.S. District Court Wednesday afternoon, according to court records. He is accused of coercing a teenager into engaging in sexually explicit conduct between mid-April and late August last year, according to Aleman’s federal indictment. He is also accused of possessing a portable hard drive that contained child pornography, records show. Aleman’s federal paperwork did not state whether the new charges stem from the Rangers’ original investigation of him.
Schertz Police Corporal Accused of Installing Cameras Inside Home to Secretly Watch Teen Girl
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Ex-Schertz police corporal secretly recorded teen for over a year, investigators say
Corporal Ricardo Aleman, 41, was arrested and separated from the department Jan. 17. He faces a felony charge of making an invasive visual recording, Bexar County court records show. The warrant states that Aleman installed the cameras in a Converse home using wiring in the home’s attic. Invasive visual recording is a state jail felony charge. A SCUCISD spokesman referred questions from the Defenders to the Schertz Police Department.