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May 29, 2020

Rafael Velasquez Gets Bail on Two Counts of Sex Offences

Rafael Velasquez

Twenty-eight year-old Rafael Velasquez, an office assistant at a resort in San Pedro, was granted bail of eight thousand dollars today when he appeared with his attorney, Rene Montero, before Justice Herbert Lord in the Supreme Court.  Justice Lord stipulated that the accused is not to interfere or communicate with any of the prosecution witnesses, report to the San Pedro Police Station three times weekly and show up in Court for his case on August twentieth.  Additionally, he is not to go within one hundred yards of the virtual complainant or her mother, and is not to leave the jurisdiction without the permission of a Justice of the Supreme Court.  If he breaches any of these conditions, his bail will be revoked. Velasquez had been on remand for two counts of Unlawful Sexual Intercourse with a minor since his arraignment before San Pedro Magistrate, Deborah Rogers on May twentieth.

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