San Benito man sentenced to 20 years in prison.

POSTED: Friday, October 16, 2009 - 7:44am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:34am

Jurors in another courtroom reached a verdict of guilty for a man charged with sexual assault.

After a four day trial and six hours of deliberating the jury convicted Rene Rivas of sexual assault and assault. San Benito police accused him of sexually and physically assaulting a 26 year-old woman last December. Judge Janet Leal sentenced Rivas to 20 years in prison.

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