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UPDATE: Man arrested in GA for sex crimes extradited to NHC

Augustin Garcia. (Source: NHCSO) Augustin Garcia. (Source: NHCSO)
BANKS COUNTY, GA (WECT) -

A man arrested in Georgia for sex crimes against a minor in Wilmington, is now in the New Hanover County Jail.

According to officials, Augustin Garcia, 66, was arrested in Banks County, Georgia by US Marshals last week.

Garcia was wanted by Wilmington Police in connection to multiple sex offenses against a minor. The offenses allegedly took place during May, June, and July of 2014.

Garcia is charged with:

  • First-degree rape (4 counts)
  • Indecent liberties with a minor (4 counts)
  • Incest with a child under 13 (4 counts)
  • Crimes against nature (4 counts)
Garcia is currently in the New Hanover County Jail under a $1 million secured bond. His first court appearance is scheduled for Thursday.

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