State Sen. Brian Jones, R-Santee, requested a San Diego choose Tuesday to reject the proposed placement of a person categorised as a sexually violent predator in a Borrego Springs residence.
In a letter to San Diego Superior Court docket Choose David M. Gill, Jones requested the choose to rule in opposition to putting 69-year-old Michael Martinez at a house situated at 3406 Working M Street.
Gill will oversee a listening to subsequent month relating to Martinez’s placement there, which was proposed earlier this 12 months by state hospital officers.
Martinez is assessed as a sexually violent predator, a designation for these convicted of sexually violent offenses and recognized with a psychological dysfunction that makes them prone to re-offend. After serving their jail sentences, SVPs might bear remedy at state hospitals, however may additionally petition courts to proceed remedy in supervised outpatient areas.
In keeping with the San Diego County District Lawyer’s Workplace, Martinez was convicted in 4 separate circumstances between 1979 and 2004 for offenses that occurred in San Diego and Los Angeles counties. The crimes for which he was convicted embrace youngster molestation, annoying/molesting a baby, lewd or lascivious acts upon a baby underneath 14 and annoying a baby underneath 18, in response to the DA’s workplace.
Jones wrote in his letter that he has “obtained numerous considerations from my constituents” relating to Martinez’s placement. Jones wrote that the Working M Street house is situated inside three miles of elementary and center faculties.
“It’s clear that Mr. Martinez has been able to unspeakable crimes prior to now, and that the proposed placement in Borrego Springs is wholly inappropriate,” he wrote.
A July 8 courtroom listening to has been scheduled relating to the deserves of the location location, throughout which members of the general public are sometimes allowed to make feedback to the courtroom relating to the suitability of the location. That 10 a.m. listening to shall be held on the downtown San Diego courthouse.
Public feedback may additionally be submitted till Wednesday to the SAFE Process Drive, a regional legislation enforcement workforce that displays and enforces intercourse offender registration legal guidelines within the county.
Feedback may be submitted through electronic mail to [email protected]; by calling 858-495-3619; or mailing a press release to SVP Launch/SAFE Process Drive, 9425 Chesapeake Drive, San Diego, CA 92123.
— Metropolis Information Service