Sanchez was arrested in October 2019 and was charged by a grand jury with two counts of indecency with a child, one involving a girl under the age of 14, and another involving a girl under the age of 17.
The arrest warrant for Sanchez contains witness statements that accuse him of pressuring the under-14-year-old into consuming alcohol, getting into bed with her, touching her breasts, and encouraging her to take off her bra. He is also accused of touching a girl under the age of 17 inappropriately below the waist, over her clothing.
With the additional charges, Sanchez faces a total of four counts of indecency with a child. If convicted, Sanchez can face between 2-20 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $10,000. A trial date has not been set at this time.
The Lubbock, Texas-based artist was a rising star in electro-cumbia, one of the fastest-growing music genres. DJ Sancho rose to fame with the release of the hit song “Tokyo Cumbia” in 2013. His last release was “Mi Vida Loca” in May 2019.
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