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Category: Sexual Assault

27 Apr, 2018

In what marks the first successful conviction of the high-profile sexual assault claims to come out of Hollywood, Washington, and elsewhere recently, Bill Cosby has been found guilty of sexual assault by a Pennsylvania jury. After a day and a half of deliberations, the jury announced their verdict on Thursday April 26, finding the former […]

It goes without saying that stabbing and sexual assault are both very serious offenses, both jointly and severally. A recent incident in Chicago, where a young woman was stabbed several times during an attempted sexual assault illustrated the horrors of these crimes in no uncertain terms. Luckily, the victim, in this case, was not seriously […]

A Huntington Beach Uber driver has been arrested in Laguna Beach for the alleged sexual assault of one of his customers. The case is just the latest of many reports nationwide of ride-sharing drivers who have been accused of perpetrating crimes against their passengers. As KTLA 5 reports, authorities now have 22-year-old Samer Mahran in custody. According […]

It has been reported that a Los Angeles, CA man has recently been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a young girl under the age of 12. The man has also been charged with forcing the victim to work as a prostitute. According to a press release sent out by the police department, the suspect has […]

ABC News reports that an El Monte Navy recruiter has been arrested and charged with sexual assault of a potential recruit. The 40-year-old recruiter encountered the victim on March 9th when the recruit came to his office for a practice written test. The victim reports that the sexual assault occurred in the recruiter’s car after the two […]

On Monday, March 14, 43-year-old Russell Mecano, a police officer in the LAPD, was convicted of sexual assault and soliciting sex while on duty. Mecano has been found guilty of one misdemeanor charge of solicitation and one felony charge of sexual battery as well as penetration by foreign object by public official and penetration by foreign object […]

5 Jun, 2010

This week, several news sources reported that Alex Da Silva of the hit show So You Think You Can Dance has pled not guilty to charges of rape. Da Silva is a choreographer on SYTYCD and was accused of raping several women from 2002 to 2009. Da Silva made a court appearance in Los Angeles and pled not […]

Following the alleged rape and murder of 17-year-old Chelsea King, one California lawmaker is proposing legislation to stiffen the state’s existing sex offender laws. The legislation will be named after King, who disappeared on February 25 while running in a park near San Diego. On March 2, her body was found near a shallow grave. It is […]