This week in Santa Ana, the Orange County district attorney has filed charges accusing a man of sexually assault on two young girls. Apparently the man, David Elifar Verduzco, 32, met the family of the victim’s through their church. The victims are 9 and 12 years of age.
Verduzco was charged on Tuesday with three felony counts of sexual penetration with a child 10 years or younger, lewd acts upon a child under 14 and child annoyance. In addition he was charged with felony counts of lewd acts upon a child under 14 for conduct with the 12 year old victim. There are also sentencing enhancements that Verduzco is facing for substantial sexual conduct with a child and lewd acts on multiple children. If convicted, he faces a possible 60 years to life in state prison.
He is accused of kissing her on the cheek between January and September and inappropriately touching her thigh.
Here, a violation of Penal Code section 288.7(b), Verduzco has one count which states that engaging in oral copulation or sexual penetration of a child under the age of 10 is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for a term of 15 years to life.
The other felony charges of committing lewd acts upon a child under 14 with multiple victims also carries a maximum punishment of imprisonment in the state prison of 15 years to life all consecutive to one another.
If you or a loved one is facing these serious charges, contact the Orange County sex crimes attorneys at Wallin and Klarich. We at Wallin and Klarich have many years of experience successfully defending people charged with these types of crimes. We will work to aggressively defend you by investigating all aspects of your case. We will work to ensure that your rights are protected and that you clearly understand the legal process. The attorneys at Wallin & Klarich can be reached by phone at 1-877-230-1529 or through our website at www.wklaw.com. We will be there when you call.