Marathon – A 26 year old Marathon man is under arrest, charged with having sexual relations with a 16 year old girl.
The girl came into the Sheriff’s substation in Marathon Monday to report she’d had sexual relations with Jorge Lopez. told Deputy Jon Huff and Detective Jason Madnick she met him in December and they began dating. She said in February they began having sex. She said she was dating him because of his ability to get drugs, in particular marijuana.
She said she broke off their relationship in March because she said he began being physically abusive to her. She said at one point, he told her he would kill her if she ever broke up with him.
Lopez was taken into custody by Deputy Huff without incident and he was charged with sexual battery by a person over 24 years of age on a victim who is 16 years of age. He was booked into jail.