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Dec 13, 2011

Teen in Court for having sex with minor

Orlin Arias

A teenager who is accused of having sex with a fifteen year old minor will have to stand trial in the Supreme Court for the crime of Carnal Knowledge. The preliminary inquiry in the case against eighteen year old Orlin Arias concluded with a paper committal this morning in the courtroom of Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith. According to the minor, the alleged incident occurred on May fifteenth of this year. Arias, who is a resident of Grant’s Alley, was initially released on bail of five thousand dollars, but that was revoked upon the conclusion of the PI. He was, however, offered a new bail in the same amount, which he met by two o’clock this afternoon. Arias’ next court appearance is set for April sixteenth, 2012 when his trial will commence before a jury of nine. If convicted, he faces a prison term of five to ten years.

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10 Responses for “Teen in Court for having sex with minor”

  1. Earl Grey says:

    Two CONSENTING TEENAGERS…..give them a break, they are only 3 years apart.

  2. Al says:

    This is a young man who made a bad judgement in girl friend. He will probably be dealt with more harshly than if he had committed a murder. Something is wrong with a system that treats teenagers with a harmonal problem more harshly than a murderer. It does not look as if he raped her, it looks to be consensual. I am not saying it is right, but let us get our priorites in order. There is not crimes greater than taking a life, violating a woman or causing bodily harm to someone, but these kind of criminals walk. I say fine this child, put him on probation and go after the bigger crininals. In the mean time parents need to have sex talks with their children.

  3. somiah says:

    If it is not rape, I think you have something there Al… Looks like a kid himself.

  4. Emerildez Montenegro says:

    So what about age difference?
    It was not a rape, he could have been 81 instead the crime still applies, but again, what is the difference because of age? What if the lee girl feel more secure with a lee old man?
    At-least the couple are not gay ! Male and Female created He them.

  5. CEO says:

    They will lock up this teenager because he had sex with another teenager but let go the the dam haad back man weh moles the lee baby! Is our system of justice mest up or what?

  6. OMG REALLY??? says:

    so u let ppl go for raping their own child or for sodomizing, but you will condem a kid for having sex with a girl who wanted to have sex at the time?? C’mon!!! Belize law needs to be re-written!! REAl criminals WAlk and innocent People are condemened…!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. jose says:

    its stupid stupid laws men i hope the laws are change

  8. Rusty N.Y says:

    These two teenagers need counseling, not prison for the young man .We all should remember what life was like at that age. We didn’t really think of the consequences of our actions,we just did what seemed innocent fun at the time.Let me reiterate COUNSELING for both.

  9. Elgin Martinez says:

    Both of them are teenagers as a result how can the charge be carnal knowledge?

  10. Cliff says:

    he 18 n she 15, she a minor n he adult!! lock him up yes..i sure he know some 18 yr old females, he living long enough fi know whats wrong from right, he know having a 15 yr old gyal fren a get him inna troulbe so y do it? lock him up

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