By Michael G. Stogner
Julio Edgardo Ortiz, 37, of Menlo Park was sentenced March 2, 2018 to 50 years in prison for a child molestation and sexual assault case.
He was arrested by the California Highway Patrol at a vista lookout point on Interstate 280 he was found in his car giving oral sex to a 14 year old male child.
A former youth basketball coach was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison for a child molestation and sexual assault case that began when he was found fellating a 14-year-old boy, San Mateo County prosecutors said.
Julio Edgardo Ortiz, 37, of Menlo Park, was arrested in September 2016 after a California Highway Patrol officer found him at a lookout point along Interstate Highway 280.
Ortiz and the teen were in a parked car with the engine running and prosecutors said he was orally copulating the teen when the officer checked inside, prosecutors said.
Ortiz pleaded no contest to continuous sexual molestation, lewd acts on a child by force or fear, lewd acts on a child 10 years younger than the defendant, lewd acts on a child under 14, contacting a minor to request child pornography, and digital sexual penetration of an adult woman by force or fear.
He coached Sheriff’s Activity League, Selby Lane School in Atherton and Clifford School in Redwood City