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Medina man found guilty of rape, assault

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 25 June 2018 at 12:28 pm

ALBION – A jury reached a verdict late this morning in a case against a Medina man facing sexual assault and rape charges.

Gerardo Quiros, 31, of Medina was found guilty of many of the charges. He allegedly held a woman against her will for several weeks, while physically and sexually assaulting her.

The trial started last Monday with closing statements on Thursday. However, the jury didn’t reach a verdict on Thursday or Friday. Jurors resumed deliberations this morning at 9:30 and at about 11:30 the verdict was announced.

Quiros was found guilty of four counts of first-degree rape, three counts of criminal sexual act in the first degree, two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, one count of third-degree assault, one count of endangering the welfare of a child, one count of criminal mischief in the fourth degree, and one count of unlawful possession of marijuana.

He was found not guilty of four counts of criminal sexual act in the first degree, and one count each of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third and fifth degrees.

He is scheduled to be sentenced at 2 p.m. on Sept. 17.

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