Those loud screams of joy you might have heard this week from inside a cell at California State Prison at Lancaster belonged Orange County's Jorge Cruz Adan Flores, a disgusting child molester.
In 2006, Flores sodomized and orally copulated a child under the age of 10.
He denied the charges, but following the work of the Orange County District Attorney's Office a 2009 jury found him guilty of three felony sex crimes.
In 2011, Superior Court Judge M. Marc Kelly sentenced Flores to a term of 40 years to life.
Unhappy, the molester appealed the convictions.
But justicesWilliam Rylaarsdam
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did agree with the child molester's stance that he'd wrongly been convicted of the third, overlapping count: committing continual sexual abuse on a kid.
The court reversed that conviction, which must have delighted Flores until he remembered that Judge Kelly had stayed any punishment on that count.
Upshot: Despite the victory, the 31-year-old man will continue to serve his full 40 years to life prison sentence.