Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced for Rape Committed While Out on Bail in Torrance

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The Torrance Police Department provided this photo of 43-year-old Guy Allen Dietz who allegedly pretended to be an undercover officer then forcibly raped a woman on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

A twice convicted rapist was sentenced Wednesday to 58 years to life in state prison for raping a woman in Torrance while he was out on bail failing to register as a sex offender.

The Torrance Police Department provided this photo of 43-year-old Guy Allen Dietz who allegedly pretended to be an undercover officer then forcibly raped a woman on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

The Torrance Police Department provided this photo of 43-year-old Guy Allen Dietz who allegedly pretended to be an undercover officer then forcibly raped a woman on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

Guy Allen Dietz was convicted last month of one count each of forcible rape, forcible oral copulation, sexual penetration by foreign object, rape by threat to arrest or deport, oral copulation under threat to arrest and sexual penetration under threat to intimidation, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.

Dietz arranged to have the victim come to his home in Torrance on Aug. 28, 2014, the DA’s office stated.

When she arrived, he presented a badge and handcuffs claiming to be an undercover police officer and raped her, according to court testimony.

The victim was eventually able to escape and call police.

Dietz was arrested the next day after leading California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed pursuit, which ended in Monterey County, the release stated.

The sentence handed down Wednesday included enhancements for committing the offenses while being out on bail on another felony case, a prior strike conviction for rape and a prior prison commitment.

Dietz has a 1998 rape conviction and two drug-related convictions in 2005 and 2010.