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Colton pimp gets 34 years to life for trafficking 15-year-old girl, 2nd victim in Orange County

By in Press Enterprise on December 23, 2017

By City News Service

FULLERTON — A 29-year-old pimp from Colton has been sentenced to 34 years to life in prison for the rape and human trafficking of a 15-year-old girl in Orange County; and the pimping and pandering of a second victim.

Raymond Lee Gibson was convicted in October of forcible oral copulation, forcible rape. lewd acts on a child, human trafficking of a minor, pandering a minor, pimping a minor, assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury and pimping and pandering.

Raymond Lee Gibson, 29, Colton
Photo Courtesy of Orange County District Attorney’s Office

Gibson pimped the teen out of Orange and San Bernardino counties.

The girl attempted to flee from the defendant on May 30 of last year, and when he later tracked her down he raped her, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.

When she encountered law enforcement in San Bernardino County on June 11 of last year she told them what happened, leading to Gibson’s arrest. He was arrested on June 15, 2016, while pimping a second victim, a woman, in an Orange County motel room, the District Attorney’s Office said in a statement Thursday.

The Register contributed to this report.


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