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Boise Police arrest restaurant owner for lewd conduct with a minor

Jose Sanchez
Posted at 3:47 PM, Apr 04, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-05 14:19:30-04

Boise Police have arrested Jose Fabricio Sanchez Vazquez on two felony charges, one charge of lewd conduct with a child under 16, and another charge of child sexual battery.

Vazquez is accused of having sex with a 15-year-old between August and December of 2023.

Vazquez was previously interviewed in a Made In Idaho feature highlighting his family's food at his restaurant Garnacha que Apapacha.

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According to officials, Vazquez was doubtful that the victim was under 18 years old, but continued their relationship anyway.

Vazquez's bail has been set at $200k with a preliminary court hearing scheduled for April 18.

More details will be added to this story as the situation develops.