Rape

Timothy Lyman (credit: Oakdale Police Dept.)

Soccer Coach Gets 1-Year Jail Sentence For Raping Girl As She Slept

A California soccer coach has been sentenced to a year in jail for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl after she fell asleep during a party at his home last year.

11/13/2013

(credit: Stockton Police Dept./Family of Dalene Carlson)

Jason Gilley Sentenced To Life In Prison For Kidnapping, Killing Dalene Carlson

A Stockton man convicted of kidnapping and murdering a young woman two years ago has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, according to the Stockton Police Department.

11/04/2013

(Credit: Sacramento County Sheriff's Department)

Man Allegedly Rapes Woman, Harasses Others At An Orangevale Walmart

Armed with a fake gun, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department says, 34-year-old Joseph Lee Bonderer jumped into a woman’s car as she was leaving the store, at around 10:50 p.m.

11/01/2013

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Fugitive Rapist Caught After Publicized Search

A publicized search for a paroled rapist who authorities say cut off his ankle monitor and harassed the family of his 80-year-old victim ended after he was spotted on a Palm Springs street.

10/30/2013

Delta College

Delta College Cameras Not Installed After Five Reported Sexual Assaults In Two Years

Women attending Delta College are worried about more than their next test as police investigate yet another sexual assault on the campus.

10/09/2013

Gary Baker hearing

Ex-Sacramento Cop’s Defense May Hinge On Elderly Rape Victim’s Disability

The woman has trouble talking and writing after she suffered a stroke, which made it difficult for her to accurately communicate what happened with the alleged rape. That could be used against her in the trial.

09/16/2013

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Public’s Help Sought To ID Calif. Serial Killer

Detectives want to know who worked on a Santa Barbara County strip mall construction project in 1979 as they seek to identify a serial killer suspected of murders and rapes in California more than 30 years ago, the sheriff’s department said Saturday.

09/08/2013

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Colusa County Woman Says Man Followed Her 30 Miles Before Raping Her

Sheriff’s deputies say it started at the Rite-Aid parking lot on Bridge Street in Colusa. They say the victim, a woman, would pull out and eventually realized a truck that had also been in the lot was following her.

08/15/2013

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Calif. Lawmakers Vote To End Loophole In 1870s Rape Law

The state Senate has unanimously approved a bill that would close a loophole in California law that resulted in a rape conviction being overturned because the victim was not married.

08/15/2013

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Manteca Teen’s Life-Saving Text Ends Days Of Rape, Torture

A suspect is now behind bars after a Manteca teen was reportedly held captive, tortured and raped for days.

06/19/2013

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Teen Suspect Arrested In Rape, Beating Of 64-Year-Old Sacramento Woman

An arrest has been made months after a woman in her 60s was attacked and raped — the suspect is only 15 years old.

04/04/2013

A law on the books in California does not  protect all victims.

Attorney Seeking To Overturn California Rape Law That Doesn’t Protect All Victims

A young woman was raped and the man who did it was found guilty, but that conviction was recently overturned by a state appeals court due because of an old law.

03/11/2013

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