Couple arrested in Criminal Sexual Conduct case

Georgetown County deputies arrested Leopold Esteban-Rodriguez, 32, and Jennifer Smith, 25, of Georgetown County last Friday as a result of a child abuse investigation.

Esteban-Rodriguez is charged with four counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor, First Degree. Smith is charged with Unlawful Neglect of Child or Helpless Person by Legal Custodian.

Georgetown County Sheriff's Investigators were notified by the victim's father of possible child abuse.

Esteban-Rodriguez is accused of engaging in criminal sexual contact with a girl.

Smith was arrested and transported to the Georgetown County Detention Center and assigned a $10,000 bond.

Esteban-Rodriguez turned himself in to sheriff's deputies at the Georgetown County Detention Center where he was denied bond.