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Man accused of sexual assault pleads not guilty
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DARLINGTON - A 22-year-old Belmont man pleaded not guilty to having sexual relations with a teenager and exposing his genitals to a teenager Monday in Lafayette County Circuit Court. Cole Martioski is charged with a misdemeanor count of having sexual relations with a child aged 16 or older and Class I felony counts of exposing his genitals to a child and exposing harmful material to a child, stemming from an incident that occurred Dec. 15. Court records indicate Martioski and a co-defendant, Johnny Brandt, 46, Belmont, were involved in sexual activity with a teenaged boy at the victim's request.