Strathmore man gets 38-years-to-life for raping teen girl

He also pleaded to forcible oral copulation against another teen girl

TULARE COUNTY, California - A Strathmore man was sentenced Thursday to 38-years-to-life in prison for raping a teen girl.

On Dec. 20, 2017, Steven Curbow, 40, pleaded no contest to two counts of forcible rape against a female victim who was under the age of 16 at the time of the acts, the Tulare County District Attorney's Office said.

Curbow also pleaded no contest to one count of forcible oral copulation against a separate female victim who was 15 years old at the time of the act.

He admitted the special allegations of having multiple victims and that the crimes involved substantial sexual conduct, the DA's Office said. Each count is a felony and considered a strike offense.

The crimes occurred between Dec. 18, 2013 and Jan. 11, 2017.

Curbow will be required to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.

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