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Teen gets 2 months for statutory rape
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A teen has been given two months in jail for having sex with an 13-year-old girl after meeting her on Facebook.The teen, Andrew Chase Stewart, 19, entered a guilty plea to the charge of statutory rape and was ordered by Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley to serve 60 days of a two-year sentence and perform 16 hours public service work. The charge may also necessitate his being listed on the state sexual offender registry, although some statutory rapes are no longer required to be listed under the updated law.The statutory rape was not Stewart’s first brush with the law as his conviction has brought a violation of his probation on a number of prior convictions. His probation on charges of theft, delivery of a counterfeit controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia have been violated.