The county of Los Angeles is home to tens of millions of people, many of whom are rarely face serious legal problems. However, there are quite a few sex crime accusations that going on every year, making life difficult for the people involved in the alleged incident. These crimes can make life difficult for the alleged victim, the alleged criminal and even the investigators who have to talk to these people. A recent case in Palmdale is quite complicated, and involves both an 81 year old man and a girl under the age of 14. The man will absolutely need a skilled Los Angeles Sex Crime Attorney in order to get the defense he needs to stay free from jail.
Keith Holmes, an 81 year old man who is a registered sex offender was arrested this past weekend for allegedly attempting to kidnap a young girl according to sheriffs. According to officials from the sheriff's office, the girl was walking ahead of her parents when the man pulled up alongside her and asked if she wanted a ride. The man continued to drive along the girl slowly even though she refused a ride. The girl's mother then came up and tried to talk to the man, and that is when Keith Holmes allegedly drove off. He stopped at a nearby red light and the girls mother took down the license plate information and a description of the man. Police later pulled the man over and the mother identified him as the suspect. After an investigation, one that will undoubtedly have to be examined by a Los Angeles Sex Crime Attorney, police found items in the car consistent with a kidnapping. He was arrested and booked for "attempted kidnapping of a child under 14." Holmes might be a marked man because he is a registered sex offender, has been arrested by Palmdale sheriff's station deputies and convicted of annoying or molesting a child twice since December 2009.
A sex crime conviction in California can lead to terrible circumstances, a lost life and more. Our Los Angeles Sex Crime Attorneys possess the knowledge, skill and experience to provide the kind of defense you need to stay free from prison and off the sex offender registry. The laws are serious, but our lawyers are ranked top-notch. Call us today at 877-781-1570.
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