Taxi driver Alfonso Wiltshire charged for rape of 13-year-old minor
Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
Following investigations, a member of the San Pedro Taxi Association has been arrested and charged for the rape of a 13-year-old female. According to official reports from the San Pedro Police Department, 50-year-old Alfonso Wiltshire has been charged with two counts of Aggravated Burglary and two counts of Unlawful Sexual Intercourse on Friday, October 15th. Wiltshire is a known taxi driver and landlord living in the San Juan Area.
In an official report, police indicated that the minor, accompanied by her mother, visited the San Pedro Police Station and reported that Wiltshire had sexual intercourse with her against her will multiple times. The minor reported that the first incident occurred on Sunday, May 3rd when Wiltshire entered her residence and approached her carrying a black handgun. Wiltshire threatened the minor not to tell anyone, or he would kill her. He then begun touching her indecently, and proceeded to have sexual intercourse with her. Fearing for her life, the female told no one. Another incident occurred on Friday, October 2nd at around 1PM, while the minor was at home along with her younger sister. Again Wiltshire threatened her and forcefully had sexual intercourse with her.
Following the report, police carried out an extensive investigation. A medical examination was also performed on the minor, which indicated that she was carnally known. The medical practitioner who carried out the exam listed the minor’s injuries as grievous harm. With the substantial evidence, police carried out a special operation leading to Wiltshire’s arrest. He was charged and remanded to the Belize Central Prison until his first court hearing.
Police are still investigating the incident and believe there may be other victims. Anyone with information that can assist the police investigation are asked to visit the San Pedro Police Station or contact 206-2022.
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