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February 11, 2013

Man sentenced for molesting teen

NEW CASTLE — A New Castle man accused of molesting a teenager in 2009, has been sentenced to the county jail.

Carlos Laquinn Currie, 22, of 7 E. Washington St., who had pleaded guilty to statutory sexual assault, was sentenced by Judge J. Craig Cox to serve one to two years, less two days, in the Lawrence County jail. He was given credit for 37 days served.

The judge also ordered the sentence to be followed by three years probation.

According to court documents, police said Currie, then 19, had sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old female.

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