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Pregnant teen charged with rape after telling Medicaid that 14-year-old boy was the father of her unborn baby

By Mason White 1:45 PM March 15, 2017
Mekenzie Leigh Guffey
Mekenzie Leigh Guffey
By: Alexis Bell

(Scroll down for video) A pregnant teenager got herself into trouble after writing on Medicaid application that a 14-year-old boy was the father of her unborn baby, according to police in Alabama.

Hollywood police said that they have arrested 19-year-old Mekenzie Leigh Guffey, after admitting to having sex with the 14- year-old boy and being pregnant with his child.

Guffey has been charged with second-degree rape, second-degree sex abuse, enticing a child for immoral purposes, traveling to meet a child for an unlawful sex act, possession of child pornography and dissemination of child pornography.

She was booked into the Jackson County Jail, and her bail has been set at $25,300. If convicted, Guffey faces up to 20 years in prison.

She will also have to register as a sex offender for life.

According to the police investigation, Guffey met the boy after her friend introduced him to her while she worked at McDonald’s.

The Department of Human Resources called police to report that Guffey listed a 14-year-old boy as the father of her unborn child on a Medicaid application.

During questioning, Guffey admitted to having sex with the child several times in her car. She was proud with the fact that the young boy was the father of her unborn child, police said.