Jose L Torres
Cause Bodily Injury During Felony; Possess Firearm by Convicted Felon; Shooting From Vehicle w/in 1000' of a Person; Leave Scene of Accident w/Injuries
Defendant was charged with striking 2 children with his car as they were playing along the street and subsequently attempting to shoot their father after he confronted the defendant about the accident.
Defendant pled no contest and was adjudicated guilty to all four counts. He was sentenced to 10 years (minimum mandatory sentence) in prison.
Kidnap w/Intent to Commit Felony; Aggravated Assault w/Deadly Weapon; Sexual Battery w/Deadly Weapon; Battery.
Defendant was charged with the assault of a 16-yr old girl on the grounds of the Englewood Neighborhood Center as she walked home from a party at 5:00am.
Defendant was found guilty by a jury of False Imprisonment, Attempted Sexual Battery and Assault. He was sentenced to 5 years in prison + 2 years probation, designated as a sex offender, ordered to not return to the scene of the offense, and to have no contact with the victim.
Robbery w/Firearm; Use of Child in Sexual Performance; Extortion
Defendant was found guilty by a jury of the first two charges and not guilty of the third. He was sentenced to LIFE in the Department of Corrections and designated as a sexual predator.
2nd Degree Murder
Defendant was charged with attacking his female roommate 9 times with a hatchet and claimed he blacked out.
Defendant pled guilty and was sentenced to 35 years in prison.