Earlimart man guilty on 18 counts of child molestation

Adalberto Macias Gomez, 37, was found guilty Friday by a Tulare Superior Court jury of 18 counts of child molestation of a single victim from 2010 to 2014.

The charges include 12 felony counts of forcible lewd acts on a child and one felony count of aggravated sexual assault.

The trial began on Wednesday in the Visalia Division.

Gomez faces 127 years to life in state prison when he is sentenced on May 18.