Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. In June — more than a year before sexual assault allegations against the once-untouchable film mogul Harvey Weinstein unleashed the MeToo movement and an outpouring of stories from women around the globe — a year-old woman stood in a California courtroom and read a page, single-spaced letter out loud. This was, of course, the sentencing hearing for former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner.
Ashlee Plank, 34, was arrested Thursday at her family's home in Wyomissing, according to the Berks County sheriff. Plank was wanted on charges of rape of an unconscious victim, sex assault, indecent assault of a person under 16 and related offenses. Reading police filed the charges on July 31, and the offense date is listed as Marchaccording to online court records.
The ctv news app: Canada's most trusted news. HALIFAX -- A former Halifax taxi driver who faced a high-profile retrial for sexual assault of an intoxicated, unconscious woman in his car has for a second time been found not guilty. Bassam Al-Rawi was originally charged after a woman who was naked from the waist down was spotted by police officers shortly after 1 a.
Ahmed Elgaafary, 27, Lansdale, Montgomery County, was convicted of raping an unconscious passenger in his vehicle in Feb. Following his sentence, he will be deported to Egypt. Elgaafary, an Egyptian native, had been charged in November with r ape, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, sexual assault, indecent assault without consent, and indecent assault of an unconscious person. The incident occurred on Feb.
November 17, pm Updated November 17, pm. Cristescu was initially charged on Oct. A grand jury then heard the evidence and handed up a count indictment.
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A nightspot cashier was resting in a chalet at D'Resort Downtown East when he saw a colleague and another workmate's friend sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. Instead of telling the men to stop, Gan Soon Chai took out his mobile phone and recorded a video of the incident. The Malaysian put away his phone about three minutes later when one of the men noticed him filming them and told him to stop.
A Shoreview man pleaded guilty Monday to videotaping himself having sex with unconscious women. Jeffrey Eldred, 33, pleaded guilty to one count of stalking and fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct and five counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct. He will be sentenced Sept. According to the criminal complaint and his answers to questions during his guilty plea, Eldred had an intermittent relationship with a Bloomington woman from late through most of
The woman who Brock Turner was convicted of sexually assaulting in has come forward, not only revealing her real name but also releasing a new memoir. In the book titled "Know My Name," which she began working on inChanel Miller discusses the assaultwhich occurred after a fraternity party inThe New York Times reported. In a "60 Minutes" segment to be aired in full Sept.
A legal challenge has been launched after the CPS decided not to charge a man who admitted filming a naked woman while she was unconscious. Emily Hunt, 39, claims she was raped by the man in and woke up in a hotel bed next to him without her clothes on. She said she last remembers having lunch with a friend five hours earlier, and felt like she had been drugged. She reported what happened to police and the year-old man was arrested but not charged after the Crown Prosecution Service said there was not enough evidence.