On 04/01/2014, Detectives arrested Thomas Joseph Perthuis 76 of Santa Fe, for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child the victim in this case was a 4 yoa female, who had been staying in his home after school.
Perthuis’s wife ran an in home child care center in the 4500 blk of Tower Rd, in the unincorporated portion of Santa Fe.
On the 21st of February, this incident was reported to the Sheriff’s Office, by the Santa Fe ISD police who it was reported to by a Counselor and the Child’s mother, who is also a teacher.
When this incident was brought to the Perthuis’s attention, Thomas Perthuis put himself in the hospital which prevented Detectives from talking to him about these allegations until yesterday.
Detectives interviewed Perthuis yesterday and charged him in this case. Perthuis was placed in the County Jail on $100,000.00 bond.