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Grandfather Convicted of Sex Crimes Involving 6 Children

A 59-year-old man was  convicted of 14 felony counts of lewd acts with a child, authorities announced Monday.

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Jose Olivarez Rodriguez was accused of acts involving 6 separate child victims ranging in age from 5 to 14 years of age, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The crimes occurred in the city of Maywood over a two year period ending in 2011, the release stated.

Prosecutors said his relationship to the victim’s included grandfather, uncle, and babysitter’s husband.

Sentencing for Rodriguez is set for December 11.

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