The has sent shock waves through the area.
The North Massapequa resident is accused of two incidents of sex abuse involving an 8-year-old girl.
Torres is employed by the as a youth baseball coach and was suspended without pay Tuesday by Town Supervisor John Venditto.
It was a full time position according to officials, and that salary has raised a few eyebrows among some observers.
While in no way minimizing the seriousness of the allegations that are involved in Torres' arrest, we want to know what you think about the town's decision to hire a coach at that salary.
We're not asking you to decide Torres' innocence or guilt. That should be done in a court of law.
But we'd like to know if you think the town should have hired a coach at that salary.
Please take our poll below and weigh in with your comments.