San Benito man sentenced to 20 years in prison.
POSTED: Friday, October 16, 2009 - 8:44am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:34pm
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.