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Jury convicts former bar owner in 1979 child sex abuse case
Jury convicts former bar owner in 1979 child sex abuse case

A former Southeast Baltimore bar owner was convicted by a jury of child sex abuse, in a case in which the allegations dated back more than 35 years. Nicolaos Trintis, 65, was found guilty Friday of more than a dozen counts of third-degree sex offense and four counts of sexual child abuse. He was acquitted on more serious charges of rape, but still faces a maximum sentence of up to 250 years, prosecutors said. The victim was 10 years old in 1979 and living in an apartment above Bill's Café near Dundalk, where her mother worked for Trintis. She said he repeatedly abused her over a three-year period. She contacted police in 2012, after a child abuse scare involving one of...

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