Criminal Sexual Conduct Alleged

Sexual activity with a minor was alleged with two arrests by the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office yesterday. 20-year-old Mateo Lopez and 18-year-old Gaspar Lopez of 2078 Boyd Road, Laurens were charged with 3rd Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor.

Investigator Hunnicutt alleges the actions occurred between November 1st of 2017 and April 1st of 2018, with the victim being between 14 and 16 years old.  Mateo Lopez is accused of engaging in sexual battery by penetrating the victim with his fingers. Gaspar Lopez is accused of fondling the victim’s privates.

Mateo Lopez was released on a $25,000 bond, while Gaspar Lopez was released on a $20,000 bond.