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: In Wake Of Sacramento Teen Shootings, Police Gang Units Arrest 4, Seize Guns, Illegal Drugs
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: 'The Mighty Ducks' Star Who Was Arrested In Marysville Celebrates 2 Years Sober With Striking Photos
West, who has two prior strikes for carjacking, faces a maximum sentence of 330 years to life in prison.MORE NEWS: Rocklin Teacher Comes Under Fire For Years-OId Tweets With Derogatory, Racist Tone
Sentencing will happen on April 7, 2017.