Fillmore man gets 49 years to life on molestation charges
By Gazette Staff Writer — Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced Wednesday, January 23, 2013 that Ventura County Superior Court Judge Charles Campbell sentenced Oscar Cervantes 24, Fillmore, to 49 years to life in prison. Cervantes was convicted on October 31, 2012, following a court trial, of one count of forcible rape, one count of assault with intent to commit rape, and two counts of lewd act upon a child under the age of 14. The court further found true the special allegation that Cervantes committed these offenses against more than one victim. Over a five year period, Cervantes molested three female relatives ranging in age from 5-15 years.