SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A man convicted of nearly two-dozen child sex abuse charges was sentenced to 255 years to life in prison, the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office said on Friday.
Ismael Gonzalez-Rivas was also sentenced to an additional 10 years and eight months for being found guilty of a multiple-victim allegation.READ MORE: Dramatic Price Drop At Pump Draws Drivers To Galt Gas Station
Gonzalez Rivas was convicted of 18 counts of lewd acts with a child under 14, three counts of lewd acts on a child aged 14-15 and one count of possession of child pornography, prosecutors said.READ MORE: Jewelry Store Owner Says Suspects Stole 300K Worth of Merchandise
According to the district attorney, Gonzalez-Rivas first assaulted one victim in 1999 when the child was just 6 years old. The abuse went on until 2002.
Three years later, Gonzalez-Rivas began sexually assaulting a 7-year-old boy and continued the abuse for eight years. Prosecutors said Gonzalez-Rivas showed the boy child pornography while abusing him.MORE NEWS: Saturday's Show Info (12/4/21)
Both victims came forward to report the abuse in 2018. This led to authorities searching Gonzalez-Rivas’ home and uncovering the child porn.