Fayetteville man sentenced to prison for molestation, another for enticing child for sex —
Two Fayetteville men last week were sentenced in Fayette County Superior Court for sex offenses, one for child molestation and the other for enticing a child.
Ciro Martines-Montes, 30, was convicted by a Fayette County jury of three counts of child molestation. He was sentenced by Judge Christopher Edwards to 10 years in prison followed by 50 years on probation. Martines-Montes is required to register as a sex offender, said District Attorney Ben Coker.
Assistant District Attorney Dan Hiatt, with the Fayette County District Attorney’s Office, was the lead prosecutor on the case, and Sergeant Shawn Albea with the Fayetteville Police Department the lead investigator. The victim, a 12-year-old girl, testified at trial, Coker said.
A Fayette County jury also convicted Avery Johnson, 25, for enticing a child for indecent purposes.
Judge Fletcher Sams sentenced Johnson to 20 years to serve in prison followed by 10 years on probation. He is also required to register as a sex offender, Coker said.
Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney Warren Sellers was the lead prosecutor on the case, and Detective Clint Patton, with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, investigated the case. The victim testified at trial, said Coker.