Conroe, May 3 – On May 2, 2019, a Montgomery County Grand Jury indicted Defendant Manuel LaRosa-Lopez on two counts of Indecency with a Child, Second Degree Felonies. The two other felony cases are still pending.
LaRosa-Lopez was originally charged in Montgomery County on September 10, 2018 by Complaint and Information. He was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on September 11, 2018, and was released on September 13, 2018, after making a $375,000.00 bond.
The four felony cases are pending in the 435th District Court in Conroe, Texas. His next scheduled court date is May 13 at 1:30pm.
The current status of his pending cases in Montgomery County is as follows:
18-09-12026 – Indicted 5.2.2019
18-09-12311 – Indicted 5.2.2019
18-09-12312 – Still Pending via Complaint/Information
19-09-12313 – Still Pending via Complaint/Information
On November 28, 2018, the Conroe Police Department, Texas Rangers, Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, and other agencies executed a search warrant at The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston at 1700 San Jacinto, Houston, Texas. This search warrant was the fourth search warrant executed in the joint law enforcement investigation of Father Manual LaRosa-Lopez.
Law enforcement agencies previously executed search warrants at the St. John Fisher Catholic Church (Richmond, Texas) on September 12, 2018; Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Conroe, Texas) on September 17, 2018; and the Shalom Treatment Center (Splendora, Texas) on September 19, 2018. The primary purpose for these law enforcement search warrants was to gather documents, records, electronics, and other evidence in the investigation of LaRosa-Lopez.