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Accused child rapist released on bond

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Courts: Judge lowers bail for suspect

By Whitney Jones

Shortly after accused child rapist 21-year-old Stephen Geisik was released from jail Tuesday on a $10,000 signature bond, he was named in dispatch logs later that night for allegedly calling and harassing a 16-year-old Los Alamos female.

As part of the conditions of his release, he was not supposed to make contact with minors with the exception of his son.

Los Alamos Police Department’s Capt. Randy Foster said it’s not known if the caller was, in fact, Geisik.

The District Attorney did not file a continuance in the case so judge Pat Casados released Geisik on a $10,000 signature bond. But if Geisik violated any stipulations of his release, he would be put back in jail and would have to pay that $10,000 back to the court, Casados said.

Geisk is charged with criminal sexual penetration of a minor under age 13 — a first-degree felony.

Court affidavits alledge that Geisik was sexually involved on more than one occasion with not just one 12-year-old minor, but also another 16-year-old female. It is not known if the 16-year-old identified in the court documents is the same 16-year-old who reported being harassed.

The 16-year-old victim described Geisik to law enforcement authorities as a “predator” and that she was afraid that if he was released from jail he would continue doing this.

Geisik was initially in jail being held on a $50,000 cash-only bond.

According to court documents, the 12-year-old victim told police that she allegedly had been spending time with Geisik at his home and at a March 30 party in Rendija Canyon — there they would drink and smoke marijuana. She alleged that she had sex with Geisik, but explained that she never felt forced to do so. She also alleged that Geisik had asked some of her friends to join them.

The unidentified minor is the same 12-year-old girl who reported construction workers had raped her earlier this year — a claim that was determined to be unfounded.

Police reports show that in an April 19 interview Geisik initially denied the girl’s allegations stating he knew this would happen if he hung out with the 12-year-old too much. At the end of the interview, however, Geisik admitted to having sex with the her on one occasion — a statement which contradicts that of the two victims.

Authorities then arrested Geisik.

The case will be arraigned in Santa Fe District court where he will be able to plead.

Geisik has not responded to a request for an interview. According to the NM Courts website, Geisik is being represented by public defender Joachim Marjon, who also was unavailable for comment.

Geisik has a status hearing at Los Alamos Magistrate Court May 22 at 11:00 a.m.