Santa Maria man arrested for having sex with a child
January 26, 2013
Santa Maria Police discovered a 19-year-old man having sex with a 12-year-old girl while responding to a report of suspicious vehicle parked on the 400 block of West Park shortly after midnight on Saturday, police said.
Ricardo Javier Rivera Flores allegedly provided a false name and date of birth to the arresting officer. The pre-teen’s name is not being released.
Officers booked Flores into the Santa Barbara County Jail on charges of committing lewd acts with a child under the age of 14 and for providing false information to an officer.