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Defendant Pleads to Child Sexual Assault Charges 

DATE:  October 19, 2018

CASE:  Johnathan Nesmon (Case #18FE008225)

PROSECUTOR:  Deputy District Attorney Bruce Chang, Cyber Crimes Unit

Johnathan Nesmon pled no contest to committing a sex act with a child under the age of 10 and lewd and lascivious touching of a child under the age of 14.

On April 10, 2018, a citizen called the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department to report that she saw images of Nesmon sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl on Nesmon’s cell phone.  When the Sheriff’s Department contacted the victim, she reported that Nesmon had been sexually assaulting her for several years.  Nesmon assaulted the victim at a number of locations, including a toy store parking lot, a store dressing room and a motel.  The Sacramento County Sheriff’s High-Tech Crimes and Child Abuse Unit recovered thousands of child pornography digital images on Nesmon’s devices.

Nesmon faces a maximum sentence of 25 years to life in prison.  Sentencing is set for January 10, 2019, at 8:30 a.m. in Department 61 before the Honorable Michael Sweet.

 

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