45-year-old Phillip Lozano was sentenced to life in prison for molesting the daughter of his live-in girlfriend for a two year period. He was also ordered to pay 50 thousand dollars to the victim for pain and suffering, this according to a press release from Butte County District Attorney's Office.
The victim now 20 was 10 years old when Lozano started sexually abusing her. The abuse continued for two years until the victim moved out to live with her biological father.
Butte County District Attorney, Mike Ramsey commended the victim for having the courage to come forward and testify.