A 26-year-old man was found guilty Thursday of molesting an 11-year-old girl in Porterville, the Tulare County District Attorney’s Office said.
Jacob Preciado, 26, of Santa Ynez, was found guilty of two felony counts of lewd acts with a child under 14 with a special allegation of substantial sexual conduct.
The district attorney’s office said between May 1 and May 30, 2011, Preciado sexually assaulted the girl in Porterville.
Sentencing is set for Aug. 31 in Tulare County Superior Court, where Preciado faces 10 years in state prison.
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He will also have to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.