WOODLAND (CBS13) — A softball coach from Arizona who was charged with sexually assaulting several girls has been convicted of multiple crimes.
The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office says Buck Maldonado Thomas was convicted by a jury on Thursday of forcible sexual assault of a minor, first degree burglary and sexual battery of a minor.READ MORE: Trailblazer Flew Through Glass Ceilings As First Female African American Pilot To Fly U-2 Aircraft
The complaint against Thomas alleged the crimes occurred during the summer of 2018 while he was working as a batting coach for the victims. One victim is from Loomis, and the other is from West Sacramento.READ MORE: Pressure Behind The Wheel: Sacramento Mover Drove Historic Victorian Mansion Through San Francisco
More victims, two from Arizona and one from Nevada, later came forward after learning that Thomas had been arrested.MORE NEWS: Early COVID Patient Remembers Military Quarantine After Cruise Ship Outbreak
Thomas is now facing a life term in prison for the convictions. He is set to be sentenced on Oct. 30.