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Sexual Assault

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  • Man arraigned on rape, sexual assault charges

    Man arraigned on rape, sexual assault charges
    A former Ladera Ranch man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he raped two women and sexually assaulted a third. Ali Achekzai, 33, who was on Orange County's 10 Most Wanted List until his extradition to the United States from Austria last summer,...
  • Seven-hour standoff leads to arrest

    Seven-hour standoff leads to arrest
    Editor's note: This corrects the street the SWAT team members walked down in the photo caption. CORONA DEL MAR — A seven-hour standoff between a sexual assault suspect and police ended without incident Monday morning in the Cameo Shores...
  • Suspected robbers, rapist facing trials

    Five men charged with an armed invasion robbery of the Newport Coast home of former subprime mortgage lender Daniel Sadek are due to go on trial Monday. The robbery, which reportedly took place during a weekly high-stakes poker game Sadek hosted, came...
  • Teacher gets 8 years for molesting two girls

    Teacher gets 8 years for molesting two girls
    An Irvine man was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday for molesting one of his students and a girl at Walmart. Christopher Micah Brazelton, 36, was convicted in October of two counts of lewd acts upon a child younger than 14 with sentencing...
  • Authorities looking for victims in sexual assault case

    Authorities are looking for sexual assault victims who they believe may have been targeted by a Newport Beach man. Adel Regragui, 42, is charged with three felonies of forcible rape, two felonies of forcible oral copulation, felony sexual penetration...
  • Man accused of three sexual assaults in court

    A former Ladera Ranch man accused of sexually assaulting three Southern California women before fleeing abroad is scheduled to stand trial Thursday. Ali Achekzai, 33, was on the Orange County district attorney's Most Wanted List until his capture in...
  • Man found guilty in rapes, sexual assaults

    A fugitive who fled to Austria after raping and sexually assaulting women he met in Costa Mesa and Laguna Beach was convicted Thursday, prosecutors said. A man was been convicted Thursday of raping and sexually assaulting who raped and sexually assaulted...
  • Irvine man arrested in connection to Irvine, Newport sexual assaults

    Irvine man arrested in connection to Irvine, Newport sexual assaults
    Irvine police arrested a man linked as a suspect in three sexual assaults in Newport Beach and Irvine dating to 2005. Prosecutors plan to charge him with felony sexual battery in the Newport case, according to Newport police spokeswoman Kathy Lowe....
  • Swim coach pleads guilty, gets 16 months for sexually assaulting teen

    An Irvine swim coach pleaded guilty in court Friday to sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl while working as her swim instructor, authorities said. Todd Robert Sousa, 37, will serve 16 months in state prison after accepting a court offer of 13 counts...
  • Irvine man sentenced for sexual assault

    A 21-year-old Irvine man was sentenced Friday to 25 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting a woman in 2010, authorities said. Victor Gillespie's conviction in August was his third strike, according to prosecutors. Authorities said Gillespie...
  • Judge who said rape victim should have 'put up a fight' is rebuked

    The state agency that monitors judicial misconduct has publicly admonished an Orange County judge, saying his remarks in a sexual assault case breached judicial ethics and created an impression of bias against the victim. At a June 2008 sentencing...
  • Anaheim man gets 15 years for sexual assault

    An Anaheim man was sentenced Friday to 15 years to life in state prison for sexually assaulting a girl he connected with on MySpace and then met in Costa Mesa. Matthew Castaneda, 36, was also required to register as a sex offender for the rest of his...