Ottumwa man accused of impregnating a minor
Ottumwa, Iowa —
An Ottumwa man is in jail accused of impregnating a teenage girl.
Ottumwa police arrested Benevenuto Lopez-Alonzo, 25, on Wednesday.
According to court documents, police became aware in late April that Alonzo had sexual relations with a 14-year-old girl in his home.
A DNA analysis by the state crime lab determined that Lopez-Alonzo was responsible for the girl's ensuing pregnancy.
He is facing one count of Third-Degree Sexual Abuse.
In addition, Alonzo is facing a misdemeanor sexual exploitation charge.
He allegedly had naked photographs of the girl posted on his Facebook account.
Alonzo has pleaded not guilty and is being held on $12,000 bond.