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Taxi Driver Arrested for Unlawful Sexual Intercourse with a Minor

Twenty-two year old Emil Torres,  a taxi driver of Hopkins Village who was remanded into custody on 2 counts of unlawful sexual intercourse, was released on a bail today. Torres was released on bail of $5,000 and was granted bail on the condition that he does not interfere with any of the prosecution witnesses; that he does not contact the virtual complainant either by himself or through a third party; that he reports to the police station in Hopkins every Monday; and that he attends Dangriga Magistrate’s Court on January 31, 2019, and on any other day he is to appear. The incidents occurred in Hopkins on November 24, 2018 and on November 26, 2018. The virtual complainant, a 14 year old girl, reported to the police that Torres had sexual intercourse with her on those dates. Torres was represented at the bail hearing by attorney Hubert Elrington while the Crown was represented by Crown Counsel Sheringe Rodriguez.