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Court dismisses three child sexual assault cases including one with a potential life sentence

Court dismisses three child sexual assault cases including one with a potential life sentence

In less than a week, Riverside County Superior Court Judges have dismissed three separate felony child sexual assault cases, including one where a conviction would result in a possible life sentence.


More than 1,000 case dismissals countywide

More than 1,000 case dismissals countywide

Over the past ten weeks, Riverside County Superior Court judges have dismissed more than 1,000 criminal court cases.

 

In October, the court stated that 2,800 pending cases were set for trial. As of Dec. 16, there are about 2,200 backlogged cases and Superior Court judges have dismissed 1,098 criminal matters.