A bicycle motocross coach was arraigned on criminal charges of sexually assaulting 3 boys in his Cypress, California, neighborhood, in Orange County. He also is accused of exchanging thousands of images of child pornography over the Internet.
Mandak Griffin is facing numerous felony child molestation charges. This includes sodomy on a child younger than 10 and using a minor for the production of obscene material. Prosecutors have said they will seek a $1-million bail at his court hearing in Westminster.
While police detectives were investigating a tip that he was exchanging on-line pornographic images of children, they discovered the child molestations dating back to 2000. This information came in a statement from the Orange County district attorney's office. Prosecutors are claiming that Griffin lured the young boys, ages 7 to 9, to his residence repeatedly with swimming parties and even a trip to a monster truck rally.
On several occasions, he would find a way to single out one boy and get him alone in a room, where he molested them. Griffin gained access to the young boys by befriending their relatives. If he is convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of 85 years to life in a California state prison.
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