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Central Coast man gets 600 year plus prison sentence for string of child molestation convictions

Bill Oxford

Man had to be removed from courtroom after he broke into a tirade during sentencing.

A Central Coast man convicted of being a serial child molester has been sentenced to more than 600 years in state prison.

San Luis Obispo County prosecutors say over a two decade period, Edgar Nolverto Guevara abused four different victims, all under the age of 14. He was convicted of 19 felony counts.

During his sentencing, Guevara broke out in a tirade, and was removed from the courtroom. He received a 645 years to life sentence.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.