Arrest Made for Rape 2nd Degree; Other Offenses
City of Takoma Park
7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
February 14, 2011
|Public Information Office |
301/891.7142 or 240/338.2901
Chief Ronald A. Ricucci of the Takoma Park Police Department announces the arrest of Victor Manuel Lopez, 55, of Hyattsville, Maryland, for Rape 2nd Degree, Sex Offense 3rd Degree, Sex Abuse of a Minor, Sodomy and 2nd Degree Assault.
Between the dates of January 1, 2008 and April 30, 2010, the victims (females aged 8 and 9) were sexually assaulted several times by Lopez, a purported family friend. An arrest warrant was obtained on February 9, 2011, for the charges stated.
On February 11, 2011, Montgomery County Repeat Offenders Section (ROPE) picked up Lopez and transported him to the Takoma Park Police Department. Lopez was arrested, charged and transported to the Montgomery County Central Processing Unit.
Lopez is being held on a $250,000 bond.