Port Arthur man charged with indecency after police said 4-year-old victimized
Published 12:48 am Saturday, May 6, 2023
A 27-year-old Port Arthur man was indicted recently on a charge of indecency with a child.
Joshua Mendez was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury for the incident that occurred March 28.
According to the affidavit for arrest, Port Arthur police were called to a home in reference to a possible sexual assault of a child in progress.
A witness told police Mendez was seen holding down a child whose pants and underwear were pulled down, and Mendez’ pants were also pulled down.
He was arrested on a charge of indecency with a child (expose). As of Friday he was still in the county jail with no bond listed.