A 19-year-old Santa Clarita resident is accused of having sex with at least 14 minor girls he met on Facebook, reports KTLA News.
Michael Downs was arrested on Dec. 15 and his bail was set at $1.8 million. He was charged with 29 counts of sexual assault of a minor.
Under California law, unlawful sex with a minor can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony and is punishable by a maximum of four years in prison if convicted of the felony charge. In addition, the adult may be liable for civil penalties up to a maximum of $25,000 for unlawful sex with a minor under the age of 16.