Man Charged with Statutory Rape in Carthage

CARTHAGE, MO. (KMOX) — A 21-year-old immigrant is charged after an alleged sexual assault with a Carthage teen.

Police charged Calixtro Vega with 2nd Degree Statutory Rape after police receive word that a 16 year old girl had been sexually assaulted by Vega.

Vega was arrested April 8th and transported to the Jasper County Sheriff Department.

An Immigration Detainer was also obtained along with a Jasper County Warrant.

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