BALTIMORE (AP) — A U.S. embassy employee in the Philippines has been sentenced to five years in prison for abusing someone at a hotel in Baltimore.
Rosauro Pacubas, 58, of Manila had been convicted of travel with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct. He was also ordered to pay more than $21,000 in restitution to the victim and ordered to register as a sex offender at sentencing Thursday in federal court in Baltimore.READ MORE: People In Baltimore Protest In Solidarity, Mourning Daunte Wright's Death After He Was Fatally Shot By Police During Traffic Stop In Minnesota
According to government evidence, in March 2012, Pacubas traveled to Baltimore with his wife and the victim, who was to be evaluated at a local hospital. Prosecutors say Pacubas abused the victim during their hotel stay.READ MORE: Pause In Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Could Delay Maryland's Goals As Baltimore City Emerges As Potential New Hotspot
Authorities say the victim was enrolled at a therapeutic boarding school in North Carolina, where she disclosed the abuse.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Update: Are You Eligible For A Plus-Up Payment?
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