Carnival Worker Charged with Groping Girls

May 6, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
A carnival worker has been charged with inappropriately touching two underage girls at the Merced County Spring Fair.Sheriff's Deputies arrested 46-year-old Jorge Santamaria after witnesses said he groped two 14-year-old girls while they were on a ride he was operating at the fair.

Authorities said they first began watching Santamaria after a woman told deputies she'd been groped on the ride.