Michael Jackson, 24, of Chino Hills was arrested after he allegedly attempted to have sex with a 13-year-old girl, the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin reports. Jackson was reportedly arrested after police say he attempted to kiss and entice a 13-year-old girl into having sex, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s officials said. Jackson was apparently at the door of the girl’s house selling magazines. The girl told officials that when she opened the door, Jackson made sexual advances and tried to get her to come out of the house.
Sex crimes in California are criminal offenses that are of a sexual nature. They vary in type and by severity of prosecution and punishment. Many of the commonly known crimes that fall into this category are rape, sexual battery, lewd contact, child molestation, prostitution, lewd acts and indecent exposure.
Consequences for a sex crime conviction can be quite severe. Apart from jail time and other hefty penalties, you will also be required to register as a sex offender, which means your name, address and photo could get on a public database. If you have been charged or accused of a sex crime in Southern California, please call Sitkoff & Hanrahan to find out how we can help you. We have extensive experience in handling sex offense cases. We will provide early preparation, including legal research and defense identification. Our Los Angeles sex crime defense attorneys will investigate and identify all facts helpful to your defense. Please call us today at 866-299-4111 for a free consultation.