The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a former Stafford County resident has been charged with multiple sex crimes against minors while a resident of Stafford County in the 1990’s.
Thomas Francis Villacres, age 53, of Rockledge, Florida was recently indicted by a Stafford County Grand
Jury with 48 Counts of Aggravated Sexual Battery, 48 Counts of Indecent Liberties with a Minor While in a Supervisory Role and 15 Counts of Object Penetration. In cooperation with and at the request of the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office, Villacres was arrested last night by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Brevard County, Florida without incident. He is currently incarcerated in Florida under no bond and awaiting extradition.
Thomas Villacres came to the attention of the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office after information about the alleged abuse came to light while Villacres was undergoing a routine background check with the Federal Government. Federal Authorities alerted the Sheriff’s Office and Detective Pat Tudor initiated an investigation.
The offenses occurred over an 8 year span in the 90’s involving 4 female juveniles who were ages 6-10 at the time of the assaults. The female victims are now in their mid- 20’s. In deference to the privacy of the victims no additional information about the victims is being released at this time.
The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office is requesting that if any other individuals have had the type of contact with Thomas Villacres as described in this release to contact Detective Pat Tudor at 540-658-4450.