Jury Returns Guilty Verdicts on All Four Counts Against Defendant in Child Molestation Case

March 12, 2024

Oakland, CA — Alameda County District Attorney Pamela Price announced that prosecutors have secured guilty verdicts in the case of People vs. Cristobal Arevalo. A jury found Mr. Arevalo guilty of one count of Child Molesting, one count of Forcible Sexual Penetration, and two counts of Sexual Battery by Restraint.

“Children are exceptionally vulnerable victims of crimes in our community. My office takes crimes against children very seriously, and so did the jury in this case. We thank the jury for their work in delivering this guilty verdict. I also thank the team of prosecutors, inspectors, and victim-witness advocates for their professional work in conducting a thorough investigation and successful prosecution and for providing crucial services for the victim and their family” said District Attorney Price.

Mr. Arevalo is scheduled to be sentenced on March 27, 2024, at the Alameda County Superior Courthouse in Oakland.



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