Authorities charge former guard with sexually assaulting 13 prisoners at Central California Women's Facility
Friday, May 26, 2023
Rodriguez faced 96 charges, including rape, sodomy, oral copulation, and sexual battery; he allegedly committed 39 alleged sexual assaults. Combined, they could carry a sentence of more than 300 years' imprisonment.
The District Attorney's Office noted the earliest allegations were from 2014, with a majority from the last two years. Thestarted investigating Rodriguez in July and turned over its findings — including estimating Rodriguez committed sexual misconduct against upwards of 22 — in December.
- "Former California corrections officer charged with sexually assaulting 13 at women's prison" — , May 25, 2023
- Madera County District Attorney's Office. "A former correctional officer has been arrested for sexually assaulting 13 inmates at CDCR's Central California Women's Facility in Chowchilla." — , May 24, 2023
- Sam Stanton. "Former California prison guard accused of raping female inmates arrested, faces 96 charges" — , May 24, 2023