A Clearwater man is behind bars after deputies say he started a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl and now she’s pregnant.
Deputies say Carlos Perez Corona started a hidden relationship for several months with the girl. According to deputies, Perez Corona snuck into the victim’s house and had sex twice on March 16 and 17 and attempted to hide in a closet before being caught by someone at the home.
The victim and the victim’s father know Corona personally through other family relatives. Corona was arrested on March 17 and admitted to deputies that he had a sexual relationship with the child. The victim has tested positive on multiple pregnancy tests.
Perez Corona has been charged with two counts of Lewd & Lascivious Battery. He is being held at the request of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).