Wednesday, September 2 , 2015, 8:36 pm | A Few Clouds 68.0º




Buellton Man Accused of Molesting Teenage Girl

By Tom Bolton, Noozhawk Executive Editor | @tombol |

A 37-year-old Buellton man is facing several charges after allegedly molesting a teenage girl, according to the Lompoc Police Department.

Cornelio Uribe was arrested Thursday night on suspicion of sexual penetration with a foreign object on a victim under 18 years of age; oral copulation with a victim under 18; annoying or molesting a child; and sexual battery, said Sgt. Chuck Strange.

The teenage girl, whose name was not released, provided a statement to investigators implicating Uribe, Strange said. Details of the alleged crime were not released.

He was taken into custody at the Lompoc Police Department at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, following a week-long investigation, Strange said.

Uribe was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail, with bail set at $300,000.

Noozhawk executive editor Tom Bolton can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Follow Noozhawk on Twitter: @noozhawk, @NoozhawkNews and @NoozhawkBiz. Connect with Noozhawk on Facebook.




comments powered by Disqus

Support Noozhawk Today

You are an important ally in our mission to deliver clear, objective, high-quality professional news reporting for Santa Barbara, Goleta and the rest of Santa Barbara County. Join the Hawks Club today to help keep Noozhawk soaring.

We offer four membership levels: $5 a month, $10 a month, $25 a month or $1 a week. Payments can be made through PayPal below, or click here for information on recurring credit-card payments.

Thank you for your vital support.

 

Daily Noozhawk

Subscribe to Noozhawk's A.M. Report, our free e-Bulletin sent out every day at 4:15 a.m. with Noozhawk's top stories, hand-picked by the editors.