SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – An Apple Valley man was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after being found guilty last month of raping his 10-year-old niece.
Damonne Green, 33, was found guilty Dec. 27, 2017, of one count of Sex with a
Child Age 10 or Under and one count of Forcible Rape of a Child Under Age 14.
case brings justice to a child who suffered horrendously,” said San Bernardino
County Deputy District Attorney David Foy, who prosecuted the case for the Desert-Mountain
Division Family Violence Unit. “The victim’s mother told me she is so happy
because she felt that nobody had believed her daughter.”
child, then age 12, disclosed in 2013 that Green had raped her two years
earlier, saying that Green entered her room late at night and sexually
assaulted her. She testified that she had been afraid to disclose the rape
because Green had threatened to harm her if she did.
trial, the victim was accompanied to court by Victim Advocate Yesica Cioli and