August 18, 2014
District Attorney Jill Ravitch announced today, August 18, 2014, that a jury found twenty nine year old defendant, Rogelio Carlos-Zaragoza, guilty of all five charges against him. The defendant was found guilty of three counts of Rape in Concert, with an allegation of Kidnapping, for his acts on June 16, 2006, July 28, 2006 and July 24, 2009 against three separate victims. Defendant was also convicted of Kidnapping for Purposes of Rape and Assault with Force Likely to Commit Great Bodily Injury. The defendant will be sentenced on September 16, 2014, and faces a maximum sentence of seventy five years to life for the crimes. The jury reached verdicts after four hours of deliberation.