2 in Georgetown charged with sex acts on minor

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WCIV) -- Two people were arrested and charged with crimes after deputies in Georgetown County investigated possible sex abuse involving a minor.

According to deputies, 32-year-old Leopold Esteban-Rodriguez and 25-year-old Jennifer Smith were arrested as a result of the investigation. Rodriguez was charged with four counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor. Smith was charged with unlawful neglect of a child or helpless person.

Deputies said they were called in by the child's father and told to investigate Rodriguez, who allegedly had sex with a child victim.

Smith is being held in the Georgetown County Detention Center on a $10,000 bond. Rodriguez was denied bond.

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