PLAINVILLE - A New Britain man who allegedly asked a teenager from a local group home if she would sell drugs for him has not been prosecuted.
Mohamed Buhary, 32, received a dismissal on one count of risk of injury to a minor during a hearing in Bristol Superior Court Thursday. This comes after he was previously granted Accelerated Rehabilitation.
Success in the program results in a case’s dismissal, as if a defendant had been found not guilty at trial.
According to the arrest warrant, police allege Buhary, who was 29 at the time, picked up two girls, ages 13 and 14, from a local group home with the intention of getting them drunk and high in 2017. He had befriended the 14 year old on Facebook.
During the investigation, police said, Buhary said he thought the girl was 18. But when he picked the girls up, the warrant said, a worker from the group home told him they were both underage.
Shortly after driving away, the warrant continued, one of the girls got scared because Buhary allegedly mentioned taking drugs and drinking alcohol. She made him stop the car and walked back to the group home. He drove the other girl back to the home.
After the girls left the group home without permission, a worker there called police, who initiated an investigation into the relationship between Buhary and the 14 year old. She told investigators that he had previously sent her a picture over Facebook messenger of what appeared to be Methamphetamine - also known as crystal meth. The girl said Buhary offered to pay her if she could find a buyer.
During their conversations, the 14-year-old girl said, Buhary asked her if she wanted to smoke marijuana and take shots of alcohol together. They eventually arranged for him to pick her up at the group home.
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