PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A Beaverton man is being held on multiple charges pertaining to sex crimes after police say he posed as a high school student on Snapchat and Instragram to lure minors.
Lafayette Castillo was indicted by a grand jury on January 24 for sex crimes involving two victims, aged 12 and 14. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says Castillo, 26, would establish a rapport online with the victims, meet with them in person and then sexually assault them.
He has been charged with two counts of first-degree rape as well as eleven other crimes including third-degree sodomy.
If you have information about Castillo or can help identify other potential victims, please call the Sheriff’s Office at 503-846-2700.