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Child molester gets life in prison

Child molester gets life in prison

Joseph Baltezor is convicted of molesting the same girl from the age of 9 until she was 14

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VISALIA – A Visalia child molester will spend the rest of his life in prison after molesting a girl under the age of 14 for five years.

Joseph Baltezor 42 years old

Joseph Baltezor
42 years old

On June 11, Tulare County Superior Court Judge Gary Paden sentenced Joseph Baltezor, 42, of Visalia, to 59 years and 8 months-to life in prison for child molestation. 

On April 13, a Tulare County jury found Joseph Baltezor, 42, of Visalia, guilty of 20 counts of lewd act on a child under the age of fourteen, one count of lewd act on a child aged fourteen, and one count of sexual penetration of a child ten or under. On six of the counts, Baltezor was found to have substantial sexual conduct with a victim under the age of fourteen.

The crimes occurred between 2008 and 2013 against a single minor female victim who was between 9 and 14 years of age at the time of the sexual assaults. Judge Gary Paden set Baltezor’s sentencing hearing for May 25 in Department 6 of the Tulare County Superior Court where Baltezor faces the possibility life in prison. In addition to his sentence, he will have to register as a sex offender.

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