Josম Marিয়াa Rodrেসguez Pereira, arrested in September 2019 for raping two teenagers aged 13 and 16 in Colorado, was sentenced to just 30 years in prison for ‘Fasto’. The process was finalized in late March, the final conviction of the accused, who was recognized by other victims even after his arrest.
Is determined by Mediamax newspaper, Jose Maria was sentenced to less than one year of arrest, 17 years, 2 months and 20 days in prison, and 3 months and 15 days of detention, along with a fine of 15 days. However, the MPMS (Public Ministry of Mato Grosso do Sul) has called for the sentence to be increased.
Thus, a sentence of 30 years and 11 months imprisonment was defined, plus 4 months and 15 days of detention and a fine of 35 days. The painter is responsible for the crimes of rape, rape, indulgence of lewdness, depiction of sexual scenes involving minors, and restrictions on the freedom of prey.
The accused also allegedly assaulted a one-year-old child during the crime. He broke into the victim’s home on September 5, 2019.
Rape of children and adolescents
At the time of the information, it was announced that ‘Fasto’ would be a serial rapist. Because after his arrest, other victims recognized him. He was also said to have committed other similar crimes if he remained a fugitive.
Between 2008 and 2010, the painter allegedly raped two more children, one of whom was 8 years old. One of the victims identified the rapist from a photo published in the news and searched for Depca (Delegacia Especializada de Proteção à Criança e ao Adolescente), reporting that he was a victim of child abuse.
He further recalled that he did not report the incident to her at the time due to fear, since he knew where she was staying. In 1998, Jos Marিয়াa was also convicted of a rape in the town of Casillandia. After the abuse, he still stole R $ 30,000 from the house.
‘Fausto’ saw that the house was without the presence of adults and after that he attacked the residence for rape and robbery. According to police, he always chose homes where teenagers lived alone on the property. “Jose is a cold guy and he committed the crime to satisfy his cravings,” said correspondent Anne Karin Trevizan at the time.
Attack on the Colorado Garden
Jose Maria was serving his sentence during a semi-open regime, and he would leave prison every morning to work in a cassava processing plant. On the date of the incident, the mother left home and left her 13-year-old daughter and one-year-old child in the care of her older sister, who was 16 years old.
The woman left and the teenager went to close the gate. When he returned, he found the man jumping over the wall and attacking the backyard of the property. He surrendered to the girls, entered the house, drank milk and ate cakes, always behaved violently and threatened the hunters with knives.
The man even used several knives from the residence and kept fingerprints, as he had identified after expert work. He then found a box of gloves and used a pair. Jose forced a 13-year-old girl to take pictures of his older sister being raped. The assailant also committed obscene acts against the 13-year-old victim and hit the crying child with a slap on the face.
Before fleeing, he locked the victims’ rooms and told them to count 200 when they fled. The cell phone used to take the footage was the victim’s cell phone, which was stolen along with another phone. During the investigation, police discovered that he had dropped his hat at the scene and collected fingerprints on the back of where he had gone.
Also, the girls said he covered his face with a T-shirt, as workers at the factory where he worked protected themselves from the sun. A request for temporary arrest and a search and seizure warrant were made at the suspect’s home, which was fulfilled. He escaped when police went to the gamer to arrest him.
However, in a house near Santo Eugenio where he lived with his wife, the team executed a warrant and recovered the stolen cell phones.