SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — A repeat sexual offender was sentenced to 50 years to life in prison after pleading no contest in August to eight felony sex offenses, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch announced Friday.
Lonnie William Victory, 56, was convicted of crimes committed against two children and possession of child pornography. He was sentenced on Friday.READ MORE: More South Bay Bars Demand Proof of Vaccination Despite Customer Backlash
In 2017, law enforcement discovered Victory had placed a hidden camera in a bathroom.
During the ensuing investigation, law enforcement secured a warrant and searched Victory’s electronic devices and uncovered home
recordings that depicted him sexually assaulting a child.
A second child came forward and disclosed Victory had molested her as well, prosecutors said.
When the assaults occurred, Victory was on parole for prior sex offenses.MORE NEWS: COVID: Breakthrough Cases Surge Among San Francisco Hospital Staff
In 1996, he was sentenced to 28 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting five women in Sonoma County.