Man Found With Teen Runaway, Faces Sex Charges
POSTED: Friday, June 1, 2012 - 11:18am
UPDATED: Friday, June 1, 2012 - 11:25am
LAS CRUCES — A man suspected of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old runaway has been charged with multiple felony offenses. The couple met over Facebook in 2011 and eventually met in person for the first time April 30.
The girl was reported as a runaway May 23 and was found to be in the company of Francisco Carrejo, 23. He was arrested early Friday morning and is charged with 10 counts of criminal sexual penetration of a minor and one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The criminal sexual penetration charges are all fourth-degree felony offenses.
Carrejo was booked into the Dona Ana County Detention Center.