Woman Charged With Sex Assault

An East Hartford woman has been arrested on sexual assault charges, as well as others that involve a child being involved in “obscene performances.”

Elisa Ortega, 43, of East Hartford, was arrested on Tuesday. Police said the warrant is sealed and they would not be releasing additional information.

Ortega was charged with three counts of employing a minor in an obscene performance, conspiracy to commit employing minor for obscene performance, three counts of first-degree sexual assault, first-degree conspiracy to commit sexual assault, nine counts of fourth-degree sexual assault, 12 counts of risk of injury by sexual contact, three counts of risk of injury by impairing morals, risk of injury, conspiracy to commit risk of injury by sexual contact and conspiracy to commit injury by impairing morals.

She was held on a court-set bond of $200,000 and will appear in court in New Britain today.

No additional information was available.

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