Conviction in Attempted Rape of Homeless Woman

Conviction in Attempted Rape of Homeless Woman
Photo: scene of attempted rape

SACRAMENTO – On March 24 a homeless woman called 911 as a man unknown to her attempted to rape her.

40-year-old Lester Louis Jones‘ unsuccessful attempt earned him a conviction of assault with intent to commit rape. In addition, he had “other crimes related to an assault of a homeless person.”

The incident occurred at 4:40 am that day in March in an eave at the Merkley Avenue library.

Jones chased her and stripped her of her clothing. However, the victim successful called law enforcement  and fought off her attacker.

Similarly, Jones served prior terms in state prison. August 14 is his sentencing date, where he faces up to sixteen years in prison.

 

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