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Member of U.S. Secret Service arrested for sexual abuse in Woodbridge

A man arrested this week for allegedly sexually assaulting a family member works as a member of the U.S. Secret Service, people with information confirmed on Thursday.

(Courtesy Prince William County police. )

Police say the victim was a 14-year-old girl and was sexually assaulted by her family member between August and October this year.

U.S. Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary would not confirm any details about where Cuellar worked or his role. But Commonwealth’s Attorney Paul B. Ebert said that Cuellar has been part of President Obama’s detail.

“We are aware of the arrest of this employee. He has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of judicial action,” said Leary, who declined to comment further.

Cuellar is being held without bond, and a court date has not yet been set. originally reported the news.


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