Ron Freitas
District Attorney
RON FREITAS District Attorney, San Joaquin County
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News from the Office of District Attorney Ronald J. Freitas
For Immediate Release
April 10, 2024
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District Attorney Ron Freitas Announces Sentencing of Defendant Juan Belmontez

San Joaquin County District Attorney, Ron Freitas announces the sentencing of Juan Belmontez, who entered guilty pleas to serious charges including Sexual Penetration with Force, Assault with Intent to Commit Sexual Penetration with Force on a Child Under 18, and Felony Sexual Battery with Restraint. These charges stem from incidents involving multiple victims.


"The sentencing of Juan Belmontez represents a significant step towards justice for the victims," said District Attorney Ron Freitas. "We commend the bravery of those who came forward to share their impact statements in court."


The court sentenced Belmontez to 15 years in State Prison, reflecting the severity of his crimes.


The San Joaquin District Attorney's Office and DA Freitas both extend sincerest gratitude to our esteemed law enforcement partners, the dedicated prosecution team led by Deputy District Attorney Victor Bachand, and The Honorable Patrick Smalling for his wise and judicious handling of this case.