Montevallo man charged with rape of juvenile
By STEPHANIE BRUMFIELD / Staff Writer
COLUMBIANA – A Montevallo man was arrested by Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies Nov. 16 on a second degree rape charge involving a juvenile.
Usbaldo Arguello-Vasquez, 20, of Montevallo was arrested and booked in the Shelby County Jail Nov. 16, where he is currently being held on a $30,000 bond. No court dates have been set at this time.
According to Alabama law, second degree rape is a class B felony and includes persons 16 years of age and older who engage “in sexual intercourse with a member of the opposite sex less than 16 and more than 12 years old” provided that “the actor is at least two years older than the member of the opposite sex.”
If convicted, Argeullo-Vasquez could face between two and 20 years in prison.