Newport man charged with rape of 11-year-old girl

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Lenin Ramon Garcia, 31, of Newport, has been charged with raping an 11-year-old girl.

Carteret County Sheriff's Office
Published: Monday, March 18, 2013 at 07:26 PM.

A Newport man has been accused of raping an 11-year-old girl.

Lenin Ramon Garcia, 31, of Timberwoods Drive, was arrested Saturday and charged by the Carteret County Sheriff’s office with four counts of first degree rape of a child, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.

Garcia is accused of raping the 11-year-old girl, who deputies say he knew. More charges are expected for an additional alleged victim, according to the release.

Garcia’s bond was set at $500,000.

The sheriff’s office is not releasing any further details about the case. 

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