California man found guilty of sexual assault, lewdness

Pablo Montantes III
Pablo Montantes III(The Washoe County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Nov. 28, 2022 at 2:39 PM PST
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - A Stockton, California man has been found guilty of sexual assault and open and gross lewdness.

38-year-old Pablo Montantes III was found guilty after a four-day trial and will be sentenced in January. He faces the possibility of life in prison with the possibility of parole.

The case began in March of last year when a woman contacted the Reno Police Department and reported a male relative had sexually assaulted her during a trip to California.

Text messages related to the assault and other information was given to RPD, resulting in an arrest warrant for Montantes III.