Victoria man sentenced to 25 years in prison for sexually abusing a child

Joe Anthony Carrera pled guilty to continuous sexual abuse of a child

Joe Carrera

Joe Anthony Carrera, 49

VICTORIA COUNTY, Texas – Joe Anthony Carrera, 49, pleaded guilty to continuous sexual abuse of a child. He was sentenced to 25 years in prison and must serve the sentence without the possibility of parole.

Last summer a Victoria County grand jury indicted him on four counts of sexual abuse of a child. Prosecutors said Carrera abused the child over a six month period between August 2021 and February 2022. The victim was 6-years-old at the time.