Mario Flores sentenced to serve 28-40 years for first degree sexual assault

(Casper, Wyo.) – A Midwest man changed his plea in early November to guilty using the Alford Plea to first-degree sexual assault of a twelve year old girl last August. Mario Flores was sentenced this morning for first-degree sexual assault after a plea deal was reached with the state to drop counts two and three, one first degree sexual abuse of a minor and one second degree sexual abuse of minor in exchange for his guilty plea to count one. Flores was sentenced to serve 28-40 years in the Wyoming State Penitentiary. The victim of the attack spoke this morning and told the court that she, "Hated him," and was humiliated by him. Midwest Police investigated a report from the Midwest school principle that one of his students was sexually assaulted on Aug. 25, 2014. Around 4pm that day, the victim had gone to a friends house before volleyball practice to hangout, when Flores answered the door, he invited the victim in to wait for her friend. At which time, she told investigators that he cuddled her and call her “his baby,” while watching television on the couch. She told officers that he then started touching her and he sexually assaulted her before her friend returned home, according to the affidavit. When the victim’s friend returned home, she found her sitting against the couch crying and upset about the events. When she spoke with her friend about the incident, her friend allegedly said, “you were stupid for being there alone.” When officers interviewed Flores, he told them that the victim was there, but he had not touched her, they sat on the same couch but did not touch her in any way, according to the affidavit. Click to read previous reports of this Case . #oilcity #news