He was remanded on a charge of unlawful sexual intercourse, but was then released on bail
BELIZE CITY, Fri. Feb. 16, 2018– Alfredo Pech, 67, a resident of Guinea Grass, Orange Walk District, who was remanded into custody for a charge of unlawful sexual intercourse, was released on a bail of $8,000 that was offered to him today by Justice Herbert Lord.
The virtual complainant, a 14-year-old girl who is pregnant, reported to the police that Pech had sex with her in January.
Pech had been arraigned in the Orange Walk Magistrate’s Court on February 1 and was remanded until March 9.
His bail was offered on the condition that he does not try to contact the virtual complainant either by himself or through a third party; that he does not go within 100 yards of the virtual complainant; that he does not interfere with any of the prosecution witnesses; that he reports to the Orange Walk Police Station every Friday, commencing February 23; and that he attends the sessions of the Orange Walk Magistrate’s Court on each and every adjourned date until the matter is completed.
Pech was represented by attorney Dickie Bradley, while the Crown was represented by Crown Counsel Portia Ferguson.
Pech is married and is the father of two children.