A convicted child molester from Porterville was sentenced to decades in prison Wednesday by a Tulare County judge.
Johnny Vega, 25, was sentenced 33 years-to-life in prison and must register as a lifetime sex offender, according to the Tulare County District Attorney’s Office.
Authorities said the crimes occurred between March 7, 2016, and June 30, 2017, and involved two girls.
On May 8, Vega pleaded no contest to two counts of digital penetration of a child under 10-years-old and one count of lewd act upon a child under the age of 14, a press release said.
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Each count is a felony and considered strike offenses.
One victim, at the time, was between the ages 4 and 6 years. The other was between 7 and 8.