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* Monterey County-Marcelino Martinez of Salinas Sentenced For Arranged Marriage Of 14-Yr-Old Daughter For Money, Beer, Meat And Soft Drinks

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A Monterey County man was sentenced Thursday to a year in county jail and felony probation for child endangerment involving the arranged marriage of his 14-year-old daughter, prosecutors said. According to the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office, Marcelino Martinez, 37, of Salinas, agreed to allow his daughter to live with her 18-year-old boyfriend and his family in exchange for $16,000, as well as beer, meat and soft drinks. The incident was reported to police in December, prosecutors said.

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