NEVADA COUNTY (CBS13) — A Nevada County man was sentenced to 280 years to life in prison after being convicted of sexually abusing a former partner over a span of two decades, the district attorney’s office announced.
Wesley Panighetti was sentenced Tuesday for three counts of forcible sodomy, two counts of forcible oral copulation, one count of making criminal threats, one count of battery, one count of first-degree burglary and one count of attempting to dissuade a witness.READ MORE: Blood Moon Total Lunar Eclipse Just One Of Mother Nature's Wonders In The Sky Right Now
According to the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, Panighetti also had two prior strike offenses for felony assault.READ MORE: Monday's Show Info (5/16/22)
Panighetti’s victim wrote a statement that was read at the sentencing by the prosecution. The statement detailed what she had experienced over their 20-year on-and-off relationship, the district attorney said.MORE NEWS: Fire Damages Mobile Home In South Sacramento
Panighetti was ordered to register as a sex offender and to submit DNA samples to be entered into the CODIS DNA System.