Bay Level man accused of raping teen then inviting pal over to molest her

PITTSBURG — A trial is ready to start out Tuesday for a Bay Level man accused of raping a 15-year-old woman, then inviting a pal over to sexually abuse her for a $90 charge, court docket information present.

Francisco “Pancho” Perea-Parra, 34, has been in jail since July 2022 when he was arrested on charged of human trafficking, pandering, rape of an unconscious particular person, illegal sexual activity with a minor, committing a lewd act upon a toddler, and assault. The costs stem from accusations by a then-15-year-old woman who accused Perea-Parra of raping her after he gave her tequila at her dwelling, then permitting one other man to sexually abuse her at Perea-Parra’s path for a $90 charge.

Perea-Parra gave a voluntary police interview and denied a lot of the woman’s claims, telling police he believed she was 18 and that she was making up false accusations about him to cowl for the truth that she stole his Honda. However the second man accused of sexually abusing her, Angelberto “Goofy” Gonzalez, 46, not too long ago pleaded no contest to committing a lewd act upon the woman and has already been sentenced to 2 years in jail.

The investigation started on July 29, 2022, when a pal Perea-Parra referred to as Pittsburg police to report that the alleged sufferer was screaming frantically on the street after she and Perea-Parra had helped the woman by giving her a journey. When police arrived, they separated the woman and interviewed her. She informed them that over the previous two days, Perea-Parra had taken her to his dwelling in Bay Level, supplied her marijuana, cocaine, and tequila, then sexually assaulted her after she drank two photographs of tequila and handed out, based on court docket information.

The woman additionally claimed {that a} second man had come to the house and paid $90 to sexually abuse her. She stated Perea-Parra stopped her from leaving, however that when he fell asleep she swiped the keys to his Honda, stole the car, and drove to a pal’s home in Pittsburg. She then claimed that Perea-Parra tracked her down on the dwelling hours later and rendered her unconscious by putting her in a chokehold to be able to retrieve the car, authorities allege.

Police searched Perea-Parra’s Bay Level dwelling and located a bottle of tequila. Chemical checks failed to search out any date rape medication within the alcohol; the woman stated she believed she’d been drugged as a result of she handed out shortly after having a drink. Authorities additionally discovered a used condom in a wastepaper basket, and despatched it to a county lab for DNA testing, based on court docket information.

In February 2023, the DNA got here again as linking to Gonzalez, who initiated the police interview in an odd means. When police requested if he knew a person named Pancho, he replied, with out elaboration: “the woman was 18.” He then denied ever having intercourse with the woman, however stated he paid her $90 as a result of Perea-Parra had requested him to, based on authorities.

“(Perea-Parra) informed me to have intercourse together with her, assist her out,” as a result of she wanted cash, Gonzalez allegedly informed police. He claimed the woman “robbed” him by accepting the cash after which refusing intercourse, so he left.

Prosecutors filed little one molestation expenses in opposition to Gonzalez on April 3. Court docket information present that simply 11 days later, he accepted to plea deal and two-year jail time period. He was transferred to Wasco State Jail on his forty sixth birthday, earlier this month.

In his personal police interview, in the meantime, Perea-Parra allegedly admitted to having intercourse with the woman however insisted that although she regarded 14, he believed she was 18 years outdated. His feminine companion — the identical one who referred to as police to report the woman on July 29 — additionally informed authorities that the woman informed them she was an grownup, based on court docket papers.

Perea-Parra stated he’d let the woman keep at his dwelling as a result of he felt sorry for her and believed she had nowhere else to say, and accepted intercourse as a type of fee for giving her rides round city, based on police. He additionally stated the alleged chokehold was actually a hug, and that the remainder of her allegations have been lies designed to get her out of bother for dedicated a felony vehicular theft.

Perea-Parra’s trial is ready to formally start on Might 16, until a last-minute plea deal is reached or one aspect requests a continuance. Within the meantime, he stays in jail in lieu of $335,000 bail.

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