An investigation by the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center has led to the arrest of man from Mexico on sex abuse charges.

Investigators say 36-year old Jesus Antonio Farias-Santiago has been in the United State illegally for the past 11 years.and was living in Utica.

Santiago is accused of sexually abusing a child under the age of 15 for the past four years.

He was charged with rape.

The case has been referred to the Oneida County District Attorney's Office for Grand Jury consideration.

Santiago was sent to the Oneida County Correctional Facility on $50,000.00 bail.

A Immigration and Custom Enforcement detainer has been filed with the Correctional Facility.