GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Man Convicted of Raping a Child, Could/Should Face 99 Years in Prison
By: ABQ RAW staff
POSTED: 3/13/2023 @ 3:44PM
Albuquerque, NM - A Bernalillo County district court jury has convicted Andres Gonzales-Gaytan of 2 counts of Criminal Sexual Penetration of a child under 13, 2 counts of attempted Criminal Sexual Penetration of a child under 13, 2 counts of Criminal Sexual Contact of a minor child under 13 and bribery. Gonzales-Gaytan brutally raped a 9 year-old girl in 2018, leaving her with a sexually transmitted infection and he also threatened her life to not to tell anyone about the rape. Gonzales-Gaytan gave the victim chlamydia during the brutal/violent and heinous crime of the child. Sentencing will take place a month from now on April 27th, 2023. Gonzales-Gaytan will face up to 99 years in prison for this crime.
Judge Jennifer J. Wernersbach will decide next month if the 99 years will be appropriate for the crime.
We will follow this to see what happens at sentencing.