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BOLIVIA—An Oak Island man whose statutory rape charges were dropped because of the wrong language on a true bill of indictment has pleaded guilty to nine counts of statutory rape.
Matthew Wayne Britt, 26, of 129 NE 23rd St., Oak Island, was originally indicted on three felony counts of sexual offense on a 13-year-old girl Oct. 26, 2009.
But district attorney Rex Gore said the proper charge was statutory rape, because the alleged offense included sexual intercourse.
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