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Fire department captain sexually assaults 11-year-old twin brothers

By Mason White 10:08 AM October 13, 2015
Wilbert Riera 

By: Mahesh Sarin
A fire department captain was arrested on a charge of lewd act with a child after sexually assaulting twin brothers while staying in their parents’ home, police in California said.

Now, 52-year-old Wilbert Riera from New York City, has been sentenced to serve 270 days in jail after pleading no contest to lewd act with a child.

Riera was also ordered to undergo sex offender therapy for at least one year and placed on probation for five years in Los Angeles.

Riera resigned from the New York City Fire Department last month. He pleaded no contest two felony counts of lewd act with a child under 14, one count for each victim.

Riera sexually molested the brothers, who were 11 years old at the time, while he was visiting family members. Riera is required to register as a sex offender for life.