Oregon man, 26, posed as high school student on social media, sexually assaulted kids, sheriff's office says
KPTV / Washington County
Lafayette Castillo

via WITI:

BEAVERTON, Ore. (WITI) -- Deputies arrested an Oregon man on suspicion of posing as a high school student on social media to talk to kids online, then meeting them in person and sexually assaulting them, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

Detectives said Lafayette Castillo, 26, used Snapchat and Instagram to pose as a high school student.

The investigation identified multiple victims and based on Castillo’s social media activity, detectives believe he targeted additional children.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said detectives investigated Lafayette Castillo for two months.

Castillo was arrested on Jan. 15 and was indicted by a grand jury on Jan. 24 for sex crimes involving two victims, aged 12 and 14.

He was held on two counts of rape in the first degree, attempted rape in the first degree, three counts of sexual abuse in the first degree, five counts of sexual abuse in the second degree, and two counts of sodomy in the third degree.

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