Congratulations to Deputy District Attorney Maggie Yang from the Desert Division for her recent conviction in the case of Christopher Frank of Helendale.
The 27-year-old defendant came home and suspected his 19-year-old
girlfriend of cheating on him and then started punching her multiple
times in the face, beating her with a plastic shoe horn, and then
dragging her up and down the hallway by her hair.
After beating her with a shotgun, he locked the victim in the attic
of the house and the trunk of a car. The jury found the defendant guilty
of Torture, Assault with a Deadly Weapon with use of a firearm,
Corporal injury to a Cohabitant with use of a firearm and infliction of
great bodily injury, Criminal Threats, False Imprisonment, and
Possession of a firearm and ammunition by a felon.
Frank faces 24 years
to life in state prison when he is sentenced tomorrow.