SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A dangerous criminal convicted on charges including sexual assault, kidnapping, and carjacking in 2015 is facing life behind bars.
Jerry West Jr. was convicted by a jury of two counts of forcible oral copulation, two counts of assault with intent to commit forcible oral copulation, attempted forcible copulation, two counts of assault with a semi-automatic firearm, kidnapping for purposes of robbery and oral copulation, four counts of robbery and carjacking, a Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office spokesperson announced Wednesday.READ MORE: Sacramento Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting
Charges stem from three separate incidents where West robbed women, groped them and demanded oral sex. He was finally caught when police tracked a phone he stole from a victim at Southside Park. He was then linked to DNA evidence in the previous assaults.READ MORE: Tahoe-area Drone Light Shows Canceled Due To Weather
West, who has two prior strikes for carjacking, faces a maximum sentence of 330 years to life in prison.MORE NEWS: Police Recover Motorcycle, Drugs While Serving Warrant In Sacramento
Sentencing will happen on April 7, 2017.