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Tustin man sentenced in sexual assault

May 26, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Jonathan Jimenez-Gonzalez, 19, was sentenced Wednesday to two years in state prison and to lifetime sex-offender registration for sexually assaulting a Tustin High School student while she walked home.On May 10, Jimenez-Gonzalez pleaded guilty to one felony count each of assault with intent to commit a sexual offense and several other counts.

The Orange County District Attorney's office says on September 30, 2009, Jimenez-Gonzalez followed an 18-year-old female student and asked if he could walk her home. When she refused, he continued to follow and talk to the girl, luring her into a laundry room of an apartment complex on Williams Street in Tustin.

Jimenez-Gonzalez fled the laundry room when someone walked into the room. The victim reported the sexual assault to the Tustin Police Department.

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