SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A man convicted of nearly two-dozen child sex abuse charges was sentenced to 255 years to life in prison, the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office said on Friday.
Ismael Gonzalez-Rivas was also sentenced to an additional 10 years and eight months for being found guilty of a multiple-victim allegation.READ MORE: Car Crashes Into Pole In Vacaville
Gonzalez Rivas was convicted of 18 counts of lewd acts with a child under 14, three counts of lewd acts on a child aged 14-15 and one count of possession of child pornography, prosecutors said.READ MORE: Interstate 80 In Fairfield Reopened Sunday
According to the district attorney, Gonzalez-Rivas first assaulted one victim in 1999 when the child was just 6 years old. The abuse went on until 2002.
Three years later, Gonzalez-Rivas began sexually assaulting a 7-year-old boy and continued the abuse for eight years. Prosecutors said Gonzalez-Rivas showed the boy child pornography while abusing him.MORE NEWS: Lab Experts Criticize State’s Response To Risk Of 'Serious Injury, Harm or Death' At CA COVID Testing Lab
Both victims came forward to report the abuse in 2018. This led to authorities searching Gonzalez-Rivas’ home and uncovering the child porn.