A Ventura man accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl faces sex crimes charges. Ventura police arrested a registered sex offender after he allegedly touched the girl inappropriately. The incident took place at a local arcade.
The girl told her parents, who then called police. The man fled from the arcade before police arrived. Following a review of security footage, police identified the suspect, a 23-year-old Ventura man. The man is a registered sex offender and has multiple convictions for sex crimes. Police requested a warrant and arrested the man at work.
Authorities are holding the suspect at the Ventura County Main Jail in lieu of a $100,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in court on November 20. Currently he faces one felony count of committing lewd acts upon a child.
Ventura sex crimes attorney
When you face charges involving sexual offenses, your first move should be to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney like Robert Helfend. Mr. Helfend has more than 30 years of courtroom criminal defense experience. He takes cases in Ventura County and throughout Southern California.
Defendants who face sex crimes charges often have difficulty finding a qualified defense attorney. Some defense attorneys won’t even take sex crimes cases, especially when the alleged victim is a minor.
Mr. Helfend does not judge his clients based on how they’ve been charged. Instead, he works hard to create a solid criminal defense. Every person who faces criminal charges is entitled to quality representation throughout the judicial process. Mr. Helfend has built a reputation for aggressively defending his clients. He will take the cases that other defense attorneys think are too difficult. He has the experience to defend his clients.
Don’t risk your freedom on an inexperienced attorney. Make the right choice! Contact Robert Helfend or call toll-free at (800) 834-6434, (805) 273-5611, (310) 456-3317 or (818) 591-2809 for an immediate consultation on your Ventura sex crimes/domestic violence case.
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