A western Lincoln County man appeared in district court Monday morning for raping a teen girl last year, deputies said.
Jose Freddy Ambrosio-Gorgonio, 32, of 7500 Palm Tree Drive in Vale, was charged Friday with three felony counts of statutory rape/sexual offense of a 13-, 14- or 15-year-old by a defendant six years older.
Sheriff’s Det. Dan Renn conducted the arrest and also served the man warrants for driving with a revoked license and improper use of a license plate on a vehicle.
The suspect is accused of having sex with a 13-year-old girl in November.
The Department of Social Services reported the incident to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office on Jan. 17, deputies said.
Ambrosio-Gorgonio remains in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $150,855 secured bond.