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Defendant Sentenced for Two Counts Forcible Rape

DATE:  March 30, 2016

CASE:  Carlton Beard

PROSECUTOR:  Deputy District Attorney Matt Chisholm, Adult Sexual Assault Prosecution Unit

The Honorable Richard Sueyoshi sentenced Carlton Beard to 15 years in prison.  On February 24, 2016, a jury convicted Beard of two counts of forcible rape.

On July 17, 2015, the victim rented a motel room for Beard, who was homeless at the time.  He asked the victim to help him rent a room so he did not have to sleep on the streets.  After checking into the room, Beard forcibly raped the victim two times.


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