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Antonio Mouton (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office)

Berkeley Man Convicted Of Walnut Creek Apartment Rape, Assault

A Berkeley man accused of raping a woman and attempting to rape another after gaining entry into a gated Walnut Creek apartment complex in separate incidents in the summer of 2010 was convicted of rape and burglary charges Thursday.

04/10/2014

A lab technician analyzes the contents of a rape test kit. (CBS)

Bill To End Backlog Of Rape Kit DNA Testing Passes Assembly Committee

A bill by a Berkeley Assemblywoman that would provide timeframes for testing rape kits and entering the information into a national DNA database was unanimously approved by an Assembly committee Tuesday.

03/25/2014

Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose Police Officer Accused Of Rape Arraigned, Ordered To Surrender Guns

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge on Monday ordered a San Jose police officer charged with forcible rape to turn over his firearms and not come within 300 yards of the alleged victim, a prosecutor said.

03/24/2014

Paul David Messersmith (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Pacifica Man To Stand Trial For Allegedly Drugging, Raping Girlfriend’s Daughter

A Pacifica man accused of giving his girlfriend’s 18-year-old daughter a sleeping pill and having sex wtih her in December was ordered to stand trial for rape Thursday, the San Mateo County district attorney said.

03/20/2014

Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

Woman Allegedly Raped By SJ Police Officer Was In Country Illegally

New details are emerging from the investigation into a San Jose police officer who has been charged with raping a woman in a hotel, including that the victim was in the country illegally.

03/13/2014

Hugo Cuseallpa (San Jose Police Dept.)

Man Accused Of Impersonating Police Officer In San Jose Rape

A man who allegedly impersonated a police officer and sexually assaulted a woman in unincorporated San Jose earlier this month has been arrested, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office.

02/12/2014

Raul Ochoa (Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office)

Richmond Man Who Held Girl As Sex Slave For 15 Years Gets 22-Year Sentence

A Richmond man who held a relative as a sex slave for 15 years was sentenced to 22 years in state prison in Contra Costa Superior Court on Tuesday.

02/11/2014

Raul Ochoa (Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office)

Richmond Man Guilty Of Keeping Female Relative As Sex Slave For More Than A Decade

A man who sexually abused a young female relative and kept her largely confined to their Richmond home for more than a decade pleaded guilty Wednesday to rape charges and will soon face sentencing.

01/30/2014

Humberto Salvador (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office)

Sentencing Begins For Richmond Gang Members Who Raped Lesbian In ’08

A Richmond gang member has been sentenced to 31 years in prison for joining the gang rape of a lesbian in 2008.

01/26/2014

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Backlog Of Untested Rape Kits Prompts Proposal From East Bay Lawmaker

An unknown number of rape kits are sitting untested in crime labs throughout California, sometimes taking months or even years to process. To help rape victims get justice, a lawmaker from the East Bay has introduced legislation to speed up the process.

01/21/2014

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