Defendant Sentenced to Life for Multiple Child Sexual Assaults
DATE: June 27, 2022
CASE: Alvaro Rodas (17FE021142)
PROSECUTOR: Supervising Deputy District Attorney Chris Ore, Special Assault & Child Abuse Unit
On June 17, 2022, the Honorable Delbert Oros sentenced Alvaro Rodas to 130 years to life in prison. On June 28, 2021, Rodas pled to four counts of lewd acts upon a child under 14, two counts of forcible lewd acts upon a child under 14, four counts of sex acts with a child under 10 years old, and one count of child endangerment.
Rodas sexually assaulted several children over a period of more than 10 years starting in California in 2006. He also forced some victims to participate in sexually abusing other child victims. In June of 2017, Sacramento police officers responded to reports of sexual abuse made by two of the victims. When officers conducted a consent search and search warrant of Rodas’s home, they found child pornography and videos of some of the sexual assaults against the victims.