Man sentenced to 7 life terms for sexual assaults
A Salinas man found guilty of multiple sexual assaults against a woman has been sentenced to seven life terms in prison, Monterey County District Attorney Dean Flippo announced Friday.
Jimmy Alexander was found guilty in November of multiple counts of sexual assault including rape, sodomy and oral copulation by force, prosecutors said. He was also convicted of kidnapping and robbery.
He was sentenced to 175 years to life in prison.
On April 15 and 16 of 2017, the victim was in the Chinatown area of Salinas when Alexander got into her car and ordered her to drive away, prosecutors said.
Alexander ordered her to drive to different locations over and eight-hour period and sexually assaulted her, prosecutors said.
The victim was eventually able to convince Alexander to get out of her car, and she was able to flee.