On Wednesday, Aug 13th, Franklin Police were seeking the whereabouts of an accused child molester, on the run. Silvestre Orpeza-Balderas, 35, of Franklin was wanted for Aggravated Statutory Rape. Investigators uncovered evidence that he molested a 13-year-old family friend.
In an attempt to evade authorities, Balderas abandoned his apartment at 801 Del Rio Pike.
Balderas surrendered himself to police Thursday afternoon at the Williamson County Courthouse. He is now in custody. Balderas’ new booking photograph, court date, and bond information will be updated as they become available.