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September 9, 2013

POLICE OFFICER CONVICTED OF FORCIBLY SODOMIZING THREE WOMEN, WHOM HE HAD BRIEFLY DATED

Filed under: California Defense Attorney — fayarfa @ 12:45 am

SANTA ANA – A police officer was convicted today of forcibly sodomizing three women, all of whom he knew in a dating capacity. Jesse Andrew Green, 36, Huntington Beach, was found guilty by a jury of three felony counts of forcible sodomy and faces a minimum sentence of nine years in state prison and a maximum sentence of 24 years in state prison and lifetime sex offender registration at his sentencing Nov. 22, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. in Department C-41, Central Justice Center, Santa Ana. The jury was unable to reach a verdict on one felony count of rape.

At the time of the crime, Green had been a police officer with the Garden Grove Police Department since 2006. The defendant also worked for the Calexico Police Department from 2004 to 2006.

Between April 2006 and November 2009, while working as a police officer, Green dated Jane Doe #1, Jane Doe #2, and Jane Doe #3. On one occasion with each victim, the defendant became suddenly aggressive while having consensual encounters and physically restrained and forcibly sodomized the victim. He made derogatory and intimidating statements to frighten them, including calling them sluts and other derogatory names and telling them that he had herpes or AIDS and that he had transmitted the disease to them.

The Orange County District Attorney filed charges against Green for the sexual assault of Jane Doe #1 and Jane Doe #2 in October 2010. Based on media coverage of the case, Jane Doe #3 came forward and additional charges were filed.

A fourth victim, Jane Doe #4, also came forward to report that she had been raped by the defendant in 1998. While charges could not be filed in that case due to the statute of limitations, Jane Doe #4 did testify in the trial against Green to show his pattern of aggressive sexual abuse.

All of the victims told law enforcement that they were extremely reluctant to report the sexual assault, fearing that Green may use his position as a police officer to retaliate against them. The victims did not know each other.

Huntington Beach Police Department investigated the case involving Jane Doe #1, Jane Doe #3, and Jane Doe #4. Santa Ana Police Department investigated the case involving Jane Doe #2.

Green’s mandatory lifetime sex offender registration will bar him from entering County recreational areas and City parks which have passed the Sex Offender Ordinance. Visit www.orangecountyda.com to read the prior press releases on the County’s Sex Offender Ordinance as well as the 14 other cities that have enacted the Child Safety Zone Ordinance.

Senior Deputy District Attorney Nicole Nicholson and Deputy District Attorney Eric Scarbrough are prosecuting this case.

Orange County District Attorney / Case # 10WF2451 /September 6, 2013

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