Ventura County, District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced that Francisco Mejia, 64 years, of Oxnard, was sentenced to 30 years in prison by Judge Michelle Castillo.

On April 1, 2020, Mejia pled guilty to multiple acts of child molestation including lewd act on a child, forcible oral copulation on a child, sexual penetration on a child, and forcible lewd act on a child.

Mejia molested two family members over the course of several years. The third victim, a family friend, was molested by Mejia while she attended his wife’s daycare in 2017. The case was investigated by the Oxnard Police Department.