CCU student charged with criminal sexual conduct with young girl

Hermes Alillari (J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

A 20-year-old Coastal Carolina University student was arrested on Wednesday after police say he had sexual contact with a girl between the ages of 11 and 14.

Hermes Alillari, 20, of Conway, is charged with second offense criminal sexual conduct with a minor, victim 11 to 14.

His arrest came after on Sunday, Feb. 4, a CCU officer saw a car pull up to a stop sign and there was "an odor of marijuana emitting from inside the vehicle," according to a police report.

The officer told the driver, Alillari, to pull over and get out of the car. The passenger, a young girl, also got out of the car and the officer learned her age and "she stated that she had snuck out of her parent's house," the report stated.

The girl also told the officer there was marijuana she had been smoking inside a cup in the car.

The officer then learned Alillari's age and questioned him about the "nature of his relationship" with her.

The girl told officers she had sex with him on Friday.

He was booked into the detention center on Sunday for charges of possession of beer or wine by a minor, simple possession of marijuana and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

He was released from jail that afternoon and then arrested again on Wednesday for the criminal sexual conduct charge.

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