NEW KENT, WA (WRIC) – New Kent County sheriffs have arrested a man who was traveling from North Carolina to New Kent to meet an 11-year-old girl with whom he chatted online.
According to the New Kent County Sheriff’s Office, lawmakers responded to a report of a missing minor on Friday, Feb. 26, around 9:40 p.m.
The investigation revealed that the girl may be with an adult man, whom she met on social networks.
The girl was at a nearby motel with a man identified as 25-year-old Jose Martinez Marmolejo, from Fayetteville, North Carolina. The girl was taken to a local hospital for examination.
Martinez Marmoleja has been charged with kidnapping, rape and child pornography among other serious charges related to crimes against children.