2012 News Releases

Salina man found guilty of rape under Jessica’s law

Release Date: Oct 05, 2012

SALINA – (October 5, 2012) – A Salina man was found guilty Friday of child sex crimes, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

Gary Flores Perales, 53, was convicted by a jury of two counts of rape, three counts of aggravated indecent liberties, two counts of criminal sodomy and one count of aggravated incest. Judge Jared B. Johnson presided over the trial in Saline County District Court. Johnson set sentencing for December 10 at 3 p.m.

One of the charges will be sentenced under provisions of Jessica’s Law, which carries a potential sentence of life in prison with no parole eligibility for 25 years. The crimes occurred when the victim was between 12 and 16 years of age.

Assistant Attorney General Christine Ladner prosecuted the case. The charges were investigated by the Salina Police Department.

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