A 21-year-old man is facing a possible 155 years in prison after he allegedly raped a young Maryland girl and made her keep quiet by threatening to ground her, police say.
ABC7 reports that Wilder Hernandez-Nolasco was arrested earlier this month after the girl told police the suspect sexually assaulted in the living room of two different apartments in Silver Spring. The assaults allegedly took place several times over the past year.
According to the arrest warrant, the suspect is accused of exposing his penis to the child, raping her, and touching her private parts with his hands.
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On Friday, Montgomery County Judge Amy Bills ordered Hernandez-Nolasco be held w/o bond while awaiting trial. pic.twitter.com/ciL58gNccL
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Montgomery County authorities detained Hernandez-Nolasco and questioned him, but according to detectives, he denied raping the girl but admitted he touched her private parts. He also allegedly admitted he made her touch his penis.
Hernandez-Nolasco was arrested and charged with one count of second-degree rape “for the first and last vaginal intercourse,” two counts of third-degree rape, one count of sexual abuse of a minor, and an additional count of sexual abuse with a minor “continuing course of conduct.”
The suspect remains behind bars without bond.
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[Feature Photo: Wilder Hernandez-Nolasco/Police Handout]