A 26-year-old man from Greensboro was being held Tuesday in the Wake County Detention Center in lieu of $100,000 bail on 13 child-sex charges that a search warrant from Zebulon police link to a 10-year-old girl and a series of pictures and videos sent in telephone messages.
Guadalupe Guillen-Martinez was arrested Saturday afternoon, according to an online arrest report, though the Wake County sheriff’s system lists him only as being sentenced, a designation that does not specify a charge.
State court records show, however, that Guillen-Martinez is due in court March 7 on five arrest warrants that accuse him of six counts of first-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, four counts of second-degree sexual exploitation and three counts of taking indecent liberties with a child.
In the search warrant, returned to the Wake County Clerk of Court office Monday, Zebulon Detective F.E. Killette said that the case began Aug. 13.
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The girl’s cell phone held six videos of Guillen-Martinez and “approximately 533” pictures of the girl doing actions that Guillen-Martinez directed her to do, according to the request to search his apartment at 1616 Maplewood Lane in Greensboro.
The returned warrant shows that police seized several computers, a compact disk, other storage devices, a notebook and a cell phone when they went to the apartment on Feb. 18.
The warrant does not indicate how the girl and Guillen-Martinez came into contact.
Police said they were able to identify Guillen-Martinez through his cell phone and that even though the account had been closed, Greensboro police verified that he still lived at the address on it.