El Pasoan Charged with Assaulting Underage Girl
POSTED: Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 1:50pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 7:01pm
EL PASO— An El Paso man has been arrested for bringing a minor from Louisiana to El Paso and having a sexual relationship with her.
The El Paso County Sheriff's Strike Team arrested Marcos Chairez, 20, after an investigation revealed that Chairez had had sexual relations with the minor. Investigators said Chairez met the 13-year old girl from Louisiana online and traveled to the girl's hometown and eventually brought her back to El Paso.
Chairez was arrested and charged with aggravated assault of a child and was jailed at the El Paso County Detention Facility under a $100,000 bond.
The girl was reported as a runaway in her hometown. She was placed in temporary foster care in El Paso while arrangements are made to transport her back home safely.
The case is still being investigated and additional charges may be added.
EL PASO - An El Paso man is charged with aggravated assault of a minor.
Sheriff's deputies say Marcos Chairez, 20, enticed a 13-year-old Louisiana girl online.
Chairez drove to Louisiana and returned to El Paso where investigators say he engaged in sex with the girl.