September 23, 2023

A San Jose man has been sentenced to greater than 10 years in jail after being convicted of sexually assaulting a teenage woman in Salinas nearly twenty years in the past, authorities introduced this week.

Jose Jimenez Gomez, 52, was convicted on two counts of forcible penetration with a overseas object on a minor and one depend of felony youngster abuse in Monterey County Superior Courtroom.

The Monterey County District Lawyer’s Workplace stated the woman was in Gomez’s care and custody on the time of the abuse in April 2006. Gomez assaulted her in his automobile in an empty parking zone in Salinas, prosecutors stated, earlier than driving her to San Jose, the place he sexually abused her a second time.

When Gomez was confronted days later, he fled the state and was not arrested for this case till January 2023.