Defendant Sentenced for Multiple Child Sexual Assaults
DATE: January 11, 2019
CASE: Johnathan Nesmon (Case #18FE008225)
PROSECUTOR: Deputy District Attorney Bruce Chang, Cyber Crimes Unit
The Honorable Michael Sweet sentenced Johnathan Nesmon to 25 years to life in prison. On October 18, 2018, Nesmon pled no contest to committing a sex act with a child under the age of 10 and lewd and lascivious touching of a child under the age of 14.
On April 10, 2018, a citizen called the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department to report that she saw images of Nesmon sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl on Nesmon’s cell phone. When the Sheriff’s Department contacted the victim, she reported that Nesmon had been sexually assaulting her for several years. Nesmon assaulted the victim in a number of locations, including a toy store parking lot, a store dressing room and a motel. The Sacramento County Sheriff’s High-Tech Crimes and Child Abuse Unit recovered thousands of child pornography digital images on Nesmon’s devices.