'Don't Be a Baby' Manchester Man Says to 10-Year-Old Sex Assault Victim, Documents State
MANCHESTER — A police affidavit gives graphic details of multiple accounts of sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl over several months.
Police charged James Paulino, 33, of Manchester, with pattern aggravated felonious sexual assault.
Police: 33-year-old Man Sexually Assaulted Young Girl 'Multiple Times Over a Period of Several Years'
According to the police affidavit, the alleged sexual assaults involved penetration on multiple occasions. During one incident, Paulino said, "You're such a baby, if you don't shut up, I'm gonna put my hand over your mouth until you can't breathe," the affidavit states.
A forensic interviewer spoke with the victim Nov. 11. The victim depicted graphic details of the of the first and last time Paulino sexually assaulted her, although she says there were more instances, the document states.
The court documents report that the first account of the alleged sexual assault happened while Paulino and the victim were watching the film "Jaws" and the most recent with the victim's sibling in the adjacent room.
Paulino was interviewed by Manchester police Nov. 28. When Manchester police asked about his relationships with victim's siblings Paulino said the victim was, "the one I got along with best." When Paulino was told that the investigation was a response to the victim's allegations of inappropriate contact with him, he did not respond, police said.
Paulino was arraigned Monday and bail was set at $10,000 cash or corporate surety. If released, Paulino is ordered to stay 100 yards away from the victim and her siblings.
Paulino's next hearing is scheduled for Feb. 1 at 1:30 p.m. in Hillsborough County Superior Court-North.