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Carteret Co. man accused of raping 11-year-old girl

By WCTI Staff
Published On: Mar 18 2013 11:52:01 AM CDT
Updated On: Mar 18 2013 03:06:11 PM CDT
NEWPORT, CARTERET COUNTY -

A Carteret County man was charged with first-degree rape, for allegedly assaulting an 11-year-old girl, according to deputies.

Lenin Ramon Garcia, 31, of Timberwoods Drive in Newport, was arrested on Saturday. According to deputies, Garcia engaged in sexual acts with an 11-year-old girl who he knew.

More charges are expected for an additional victim, deputies said.

Garcia was charged with four counts of first-degree rape of a child and was placed in the Carteret County Jail under a $500,000 bond.