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A 49-year-old man accused of performing sex acts on a toddler was arrested in Columbia Tuesday, according to a statement from the Florence County Sheriff’s Department.
Roger Dale Lupo, who was wanted in Florence County on charges of criminal sexual conduct with a minor, is accused of the lewd acts on a child 3 years of age over the span of nearly three years, according to the statement.
Lupo is accused of performing sexual acts on the toddler between August 2015 to July 2018.
He was found in Columbia and arrested with the help of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department and the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, according to the statement. He was taken back to the Florence County Sheriff’s Office to await a bond hearing.