Tehama County Man Sentenced for Assault on Child

A Tehama County man was sentenced to 70 years to life for assault on a child in a hearing on Monday.

Posted: Nov. 6, 2018 2:57 PM

TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. - A Tehama County man was sentenced to 70 years to life for assault on a child in a hearing on Monday.

The sentencing hearing came after a jury trial that took place from Oct. 3-9 where the defendent was charged with four counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14 and one count of forcible lewd act on a child. 

The jury found Rodrigo Mendez Govea guilty on all counts. 

Judge Jonathan Skillman sentenced Govea to a maximum possible sentence: 70 years to life. 

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