Defendant Convicted for Multiple Child Sexual Assaults
DATE: February 2, 2018
CASE: Anthony Johnson (Case #16FE015230)
PROSECUTOR: Deputy District Attorney Patrick Foster, Special Assault & Child Abuse Unit
Anthony Johnson was convicted by a jury of 16 counts of committing a lewd act upon a child, three counts of forcible lewd act upon a child and one count of adult using a minor.
On April 8, 2016, law enforcement was notified that the victim had been sexually assaulted by Johnson. When the victim was later interviewed, he reported a long history of sexual abuse by Johnson.
When law enforcement arrested Johnson for these reported assaults, they learned of another victim who had made a prior 2011 report that she had been sexually assaulted by Johnson in the City of San Pablo.
Johnson faces a maximum sentence of 46 years in prison. Sentencing is set for March 9, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. in Department 33 before the Honorable Michael Savage.