Skip to content
Placer County, CA
Return to Home Placer County
  • Jobs, Benefits, and Business

    Includes veterans' benefits, starting and running a business, unemployment, County job openings, and selling to the County.

  • Law and Justice

    Includes the courts, most wanted, law enforcement, child support enforcement, sealing record, victims' services, and jury duty.

  • Building, Property, and Home

    Includes planning, building codes and permits, owning and renting a property, and property tax assessments.

  • Health and Family Care

    Includes child and adult health service, food stamps, foster care, mental health, in-home nurse, substance abuse, and child support.

  • Birth, Death, and Marriage

    Includes bereavement, certificates and vital records, and divorce.

  • Environment and Agriculture

    Includes air quality and burn days, garbage and recycling, sewer, conservation, and green energy financing.

  • Animal Services

    Includes adopting a pet, animal control, and local vets and shelters.

  • County and Government

    Includes information on the buildings, county, codes, departments, projects, representation, and voting.

  • Community and Recreation

    Includes activities and events, parks, museums, libraries, and volunteerism.

  • Taxes and Financial Reports

    Property taxes, business taxes, transient occupancy taxes, fines, and financial reports.

  • Transportation and Travel

    Includes passports, bus schedules, and road maintenance.

  • Safety and Emergency

    Includes forest fires and floods, emergency preparation, and emergency response.

Press Release: People v. Marquez, Silvestre Calderon, 4/8/11

April 08, 2011

R. Scott Owens

District Attorney

 

PLACER COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY

10810 Justice Center Drive, Suite 240

Roseville, California 95678

916 543-8000

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

For Immediate Release

Date: April 8, 2011                        

 

Contact:

                        Art Campos

                        Public Information Officer

                        916 543-8076

 

                        Jeff Wilson

                        Assistant District Attorney

                        916 543-8000

 

 

MOLESTER RECEIVES 16 YEARS IN PRISON

FOR SEXUAL ABUSE OF 12-YEAR-OLD GIRL

 

            A Placer County judge has sentenced a 53-year-old man to prison for 16 years for sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl in Kings Beach.

Silvestre Calderon Marquez was given the prison term Wednesday by Superior Court Judge Larry D. Gaddis following the defendant’s guilty plea last month to a felony count of continuous sexual abuse of a minor.

Prosecutor Tracy Lunardi of the Placer County District Attorney’s Office said Marquez had moved into a home with the girl’s family and that the sexual abuse of the child occurred from December 2009 to March 2010.

“The defendant terrorized this little girl to satisfy his own sick sexual desires,” she said after the sentencing.

The victim, who is now 14, submitted a letter to the court, detailing the threats that Marquez had made to her.

The threats included burning down her house, harming the girl’s parents and siblings and killing her puppy “unless I did all those horrible things he wanted me to do,” the girl wrote.

“I was so scared of him that I did not want to be alone at any time,” she wrote. “I thought I could protect my puppy by putting a fence on a small corner so it would not be within reach of this man.”

The girl said she threatened to call police on him if he harmed anyone in the family, “but it did not work. He just did not back off.”

The girl wrote that she finally told her parents about the crimes and that Marquez was kicked out of the house. However, Marquez “kept looking for me and following me,” once accosting her and bruising her arms by pulling hard on them, she wrote.

            She wrote that she no longer trusts people, never feels safe and that she cannot sleep because of nightmares.

            “They are so bad (that) sometimes I keep screaming, sweating and my mother tries to wake me up, but I don’t stop screaming in my dreams,” she wrote.

            Lunardi, the prosecutor, was pleased with the judge’s sentence.

“Hopefully, the victim can have some peace of mind now that the defendant will be in prison for a long, long time,” she said.

 

                                                                        ###

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top