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CASE NAME:People v. Mark Steven Villegas
ALL PLAINTIFFS:The People
ALL DEFENDANTS:Mark Steven Villegas
CITATION:2006 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 4256
DOCKET NUMBER:D045107
SOURCE:Bloomberg, Lexis Search
TYPE OF CASE:Criminal
RELATED CASE CITATION:2006 Cal. LEXIS 9432
TYPE OF TRIAL:Jury
TRIAL JUDGE(S):Robert F. O'Neill
YEAR OF ARREST:2004
YEAR OF VERDICT:2006
TYPE OF COURT:State Court
STATE:California
FEDERAL DISTRICT:District Court
STATE COUNTY:San Diego
AGE OF VICTIM(S):Adult and Minor
NUMBER OF VICTIMS:5
GENDER OF VICTIM(S):Female
VICTIM'S COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:
METHOD OF ENTRY INTO THE U.S.:Unknown
WAS VICTIM CHARGED WITH A CRIME:No
NUMBER OF DEFENDANT(S):1
GENDER OF DEFENDANT(S):Male
TYPE OF INDUSTRY:Sex
CASE CATEGORIZATION:Commercial Sexual Exploitation/Prostitution (johns/other buyers)
FIRST CHARGE:Forcible oral copulation
FIRST CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:(Pen. Code, 1 § 288a, subd. (c)(2))
FIRST CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Unknown
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SECOND CHARGE:Forcible Rape
SECOND CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:§ 261, subd. (a)(2))
SECOND CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Unknown
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THIRD CHARGE:Robbing
THIRD CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:§ 211
THIRD CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Acquitted
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FOURTH CHARGE:Forcible penetration with a foreign object
FOURTH CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:§ 243.4 subd. (e)(1)
FOURTH CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Acquitted
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FIFTH CHARGE:Kidnapping
FIFTH CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:§ 209 subd. (b)(1)
FIFTH CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Acquitted
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LENGTH OF GREATEST SENTENCE:1,140 months to life
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APPEAL:Yes
EXPLANATION OF APPEAL:Appealed Conviction
APPELLATE OPINION CITATION:2006 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 4256
HOLDING OF APPEALS COURT:Affirm
APPEAL STILL PENDING?:No
SUMMARY:Defendant Mark Steven Villegas was found guilty of using a deadly weapon during the forcible sexual offenses committed against two victims. He was sentenced to 1,140 months to life imprisonment. On five different occasions, Villegas picked up different female prostitutes and transported them in his vehicle. He pulled out a knife and threatened to kill them if they did not engage in oral sex. One of the victims was a 15-year-old girl. Defendant raped some of the victims.
Approval Status:Approved
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