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Dad pawns daughter off for meat and beer

cooked-with-beer I like meat. I like beer. That said, I wouldn't sell my kid for them. But apparently a father in Salinas, California would. The man reportedly sold his 16-year-old daughter into marriage for $16,000 and a hefty load of beer and meat. Can I get a Parent of the Year award over here, please? According to the Associated Press, Marcelino de Jesus Martinez "pleaded not guilty in February to procuring a child for lewd acts, aiding and abetting statutory rape and child endangerment." If convicted, he could face 10 years behind bars. In the meantime, he will be accepting bids for his adolescent son in the form of vodka handles and tender venison. Inquire within.
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