Hood County man convicted of sexual assault of child

Federico Cruz, 23, a resident of the Whippoorwill Bay subdivision north of Granbury, on Sept. 27 was convicted by a jury in 355th Judicial District Court of sexual assault of a child, Hood County District Attorney Rob Christian said. The next day, the jury assessed his punishment at 10 years probation and a $1,000 fine, Christian noted. Christian said that it’s expected Cruz will be deported to Mexico by federal authorities after he disposes of a misdemeanor DWI charge.