January 25, 2020- Tamuning, Guam- A jury convicted David James Paco Cruz today of two counts of First Criminal Sexual Conduct as a First Degree Felony and two counts of Third Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct as a Second Degree Felony.
He sexually assaulted a minor known to him on multiple occasions.
Prosecuting Attorney Lenny Rapadas said, “The victim was very brave to come back, face the defendant, and relive the horrific events that took place. It takes a special inner strength to do that.”
The defendant will be sentenced on April 12, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. by Judge Vernon P. Perez. He faces a mandatory minimum of 15 years imprisonment and may be sentenced to a maximum of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole at the Department of Corrections.