Woman accused of selling 7-year-old boy and trying to sell two other children

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Esmeralda Garza

NUECES COUNTY, Texas – Authorities have arrested a woman accused of selling one child and trying to sell two others.

KRIS reported that 29-year-old Esmeralda Garza was jailed under a $100,000 bond in Nueces County on a charge of sale or purchase of a child.

The suspect is accused of selling a 7-year-old boy to two men. Authorities said two more children were in the process of being sold, a 2-year-old girl and a 3-year-old girl.

Garza was arrested after a raid Friday morning in the Corpus Christi area and may face additional charges. Two other people with the suspect were arrested on drug charges.

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