Defendant Convicted of Aggravated Child Sexual Assault
DATE: June 2, 2022
CASE: Andrey Yevtukh (Case #21FE002780)
PROSECUTOR: Deputy District Attorney Stephanie Aarseth, Special Assault & Child Abuse Unit
Andrey Yevtukh pled to three counts of committing a lewd act on a child, one count of forcible lewd act upon a child and one count of sexual intercourse or sodomy with a child 10 years of age or younger. Yevtukh also admitted aggravating factors that the crime involved great violence, the victim was particularly vulnerable, Yevtukh took advantage of a position of trust and the crime involved planning or sophistication.
On January 30, 2021, the 9-year-old victim and her mother contacted the Sheriff’s Office to report that Yevtukh had sexually assaulted the victim approximately 8 months prior. The victim disclosed that Yevtukh held her down and sodomized her when she was between 6 and 7 years old. She later disclosed that Yevtukh sodomized her on four other occasions, had sexual intercourse with her and forced her to orally copulate him while the victim was between the ages of 7 and 9 years old. The victim stated that Yevtukh threatened to hurt her if she told anyone.
Yevtukh faces a maximum sentence of 30 years to life in prison. Sentencing is set for July 8, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. in Department 33 before the Honorable Laurel White.