A man pleaded guilty and was immediately sentenced to 15 years in prison Wednesday for sexually assaulting a girl in Stanton to whom he is related.
Jose Lucatero, 39, pleaded guilty to two counts of forcible lewd acts on a child and a count of lewd or lascivious acts with a minor younger than 14, all felonies. As part of the plea deal, two counts of sexual intercourse with a child 10 or younger were dismissed.
The defendant’s father, Eduardo Arguera, pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting the girl in January 2019 and was sentenced to 12 years in prison.
The girl was sexually assaulted in 2011 when she was nine and ten years old, according to court records