Charged for unlawful sex with minor


Posted: April 4, 2016. 6:11 p.m. CST.

By Aaron Humes: Fisherman 26 year old Lorenzo Garbutt of Belize City is accused of having sexual intercourse with a 14 year old minor no less than 4 times in five days at the end of March.

Garbutt did not enter a plea before Chief Magistrate Ann-Marie Smith this morning.

The minor is alleging that on four separate occasions between March 25 and March 30, whilst at Garbutt’s apartment, he had sexual intercourse with her.

In court, after the charges were read to him, Garbutt told the court that the minor was outside the court and that she did not want to further the case against him. But he was formally remanded until May.

Garbutt is also serving 3 months for possession of a small amount of marijuana which police say they found on the bed at his home during their investigation. He was fined $100 to have been paid by July 17, but the remand ensures that he will still be behind bars, therefore the alternative sentence goes into effect.

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