Sixty-year-old Guadalupe man arrested for raping 6-year-old
October 16, 2014
Guadalupe police arrested a 60-year-old man Tuesday who is accused of raping a 6-year-old child. [KSBY]
Juan Hernandez Lopez, of Guadalupe, is charged with rape, intercourse with a child under 10, lewd or lascivious acts with a child under 14, unlawful sexual intercourse with a victim under 14 and arranging for a meeting with a minor. Lopez is currently in Santa Barbara County Jail on $100,000 bail.
Police first learned of the rape allegations on Oct. 8, six days before they made the arrest. On Wednesday, officers conducted a search of Lopez’s home.
Investigators believe that the sexual assaults occurred at the suspect’s house.
An investigation into the alleged crimes is ongoing.