Clewiston Police Officer Charged with Aggravated Child Abuse

Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s (FDLE) Sebring Field Office today arrested John Herrera, 30, of Clewiston, Fla. for aggravated child abuse, a first-degree felony. Herrera is an officer with the Clewiston Police Department.

The Hendry County Sheriff’s Office asked FDLE to investigate allegations that Herrera physically abused a child. Herrera was charged with one count of aggravated child abuse.

Herrera was booked into the Hendry County Jail. His bond was set at $35,000.

The State Attorney’s Office, 20th Judicial Circuit, will prosecute the case.

For Further Information Contact:
Heather Smith, Kristen Chernosky or Mike Morrison
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001