Saturday, January 20, 2018

Antelope Valley News

HIV Infected Man Found Guilty for Raping Teens

HIV Infected man charged for rape of two teen girls.

LANCASTER-(  A 42-year-old man was found guilty on Thursday of two 2015 kidnapping and sexual assaults of two teenage victims. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office said that the two assaults occurred within a one-month period and involved two 15-year-old girls. Joseph Kenneth Cornett was found guilty of 15 felony counts: two counts each of kidnapping to commit rape, …

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Lancaster Church Volunteer Youth Group Leader Sentenced for Sexual Misconduct with Teens

LANCASTER-(  A Lancaster man who volunteered to run a church youth group and owned a private investigator business was sentenced to over 8 years in state prison on Thursday. The man identified as 35-year-old Richard Michael Kelso was convicted by a jury on November 3, 2015. In June and July 2013 Kelso, who volunteered to run youth groups at Sacred …

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Missing Mom Lost Near Mountain High Overnight Rescued

woman lost near Mountain High

WRIGHTWOOD-( A 51-year-old woman went missing early Sunday morning in Wrightwood near the Mountain High Resort Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Cmdr. Mike Parker said. At 2:42 a.m. her son received a text from the woman letting him know that she was lost. The woman spent the night alone in the 27 degree temperatures, according to authorities without shoes or socks …

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Palmdale Homicide Detectives Investigating Fatal Shooting

PALMDALE-(  Homicide Detectives are investigating the shooting death of a Hispanic man in the 2400 block of East Avenue R-4 on Saturday night. The unidentified victim was transported to a local hospital where he died as a result of his injuries. Detectives have no information to release at this time, but are asking for anyone with information to contact them. …

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Palmdale Man Sentenced to 270 Years For Molesting Two Girls

PALMDALE-(  A 49-year-old Palmdale man was sentenced to 270 years in prison for molesting two girls related to his girlfriend. The man identified as Jeffery Lee Thomas, was in court on Friday to be sentenced for his conviction of two counts of lewd acts upon a child and one count of continuous sexual abuse. Thomas, who was already a lifetime …

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