PALMDALE (CBSLA) — A Palmdale man was convicted on Monday for assault and battery against a co-worker at their La Palma office.
Stevens Millancastro is accused of putting his semen in a female colleague’s jar of honey, water bottles, and smearing it onto her computer mouse.READ MORE: 4 Teen Girls Arrested For Racist Graffiti In Thousand Oaks, Using Ethnically Derogatory Language Against Other Children
His attorney argued that he acted out of revenge and not sexual gratification because the co-worker filed an HR complaint against him after she rejected his advances.
The court ruled that the accusations against Millancastro committed the acts for sexual purposes and due to his conviction, he will require lifetime registration as a sex offender.READ MORE: 60 Minutes Preview: Hi-Tech Chinook Helicopters Could Be Game-Changer In Fight Against Wildfires
He also faces up to two years and six months in prison, the O.C. Register reports.
Millancastro is scheduled to be sentenced on October 6.MORE NEWS: Supporters Of Female Firefighting Pilot Desiree Horton Rally In Irvine, Demanding She Be Rehired
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