A man from Death Valley has pleaded to child molestation in Inyo County Court. Assistant DA Mark Johnson reports that Augustine Reyes, has pleaded to one count of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14.
Reyes had been charged with two counts of lewd acts with two males, both of whom are reported to be under the age of seven. Johnson reports that the acts allegedly occurred between July and September of 2007.
As part of a plea deal, Reyes pleaded to one count of lewd acts with a child under the age of 14. Johnson reports that Reyes could receive a sentence of up to eight years in prison.
Augustine Reyes is scheduled to be sentenced on the 19th of December.