People v. Henry Diaz


People v. Henry Diaz (Child Molestation)

Defendant in Ventura County’s first “three strikes” case nets two life terms in prison

Diaz, who had three prior convictions for robbery, molested a 13-year-old girl over a one and a half year period. In 1996, this case became the first “Three Strikes” filed in Ventura County. Diaz was tried before a jury which convicted him of all counts. Diaz received two terms of 25 years-to-life, in addition to a separate determinate sentence of 23 years in state prison.