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Giancarlo Scotti

Giancarlo Scotti

Giancarlo Scotti is a Sheriff's Deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. In February, 2018 he was charged with sexual assaulting six female inmates at a detention facility. [1]

Career

Giancarlo Scotti has worked as a Sheriff's Deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for 10 years. Since being arrested in September 2017 for allegations of sexual assault, Scotti has been on paid administrative leave. [1]

Sexual Assault Allegations

On Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Giancarlo Scotti was charged with sexually assaulting six female inmates over a six-month period in 2017 at the women's detention facility in Lynwood, California, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.

Giancarlo Scotti was charged with six felony counts of sexual activity with a detainee in a detention facility and two misdemeanor counts of sexual activity with a detainee at a detention facility.

Giancarlo Scotti is accused of engaging in unlawful sexual acts with the women at the Century Regional Detention Facility between March and September 2017.

In one instance, Giancarlo Scotti is suspected of ordering two cellmates to perform oral sex on him and then later taking them to a shower area, where he had unlawful sexual intercourse with them.

Giancarlo Scotti was arrested in September 2017 hours after one of those inmates came forward to a jail staffer about the assault.

He posted bail of $100,000 Oct. 5. [1]

Prosecutors are recommending a higher bail amount of $400,000.

During a September press conference, Sheriff Jim McDonnell said there was no indication or evidence that any other jail personnel were involved in the crimes.

Two of Giancarlo Scotti's suspected victims, also filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the department.

If convicted as charged, Giancarlo Scotti faces a maximum sentence of seven years and four months in state prison.

References

[1]
Citation Linklatimes.comLos Angeles Times: L.A.County sheriff’s deputy charged with sexually assaulting 6 female inmates
Feb 22, 2018, 2:37 AM
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Citation Linkabc7.comABC Los Angeles: LA County sheriff's deputy charged w/ sexually assaulting 6 female inmates at Lynwood facility
Feb 22, 2018, 2:38 AM
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Citation Linksanluisobispo.comThe Tribune (San Luis Obispo): LA sheriff's deputy accused of sexually assaulting 6 inmates
Feb 22, 2018, 2:39 AM
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Citation Linkyoutube.comLos Angeles County Sheriff's Department: Sheriff Jim McDonnell: "We Take These Allegations Very Seriously"
Feb 22, 2018, 2:59 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comHead shot of Giancarlo Scotti
Feb 22, 2018, 3:10 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comClose up photo of Giancarlo Scotti
Feb 22, 2018, 3:11 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comGiancarlo Scotti wearing sunglasses
Feb 22, 2018, 6:53 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of Giancarlo Scotti
Feb 22, 2018, 6:54 AM
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Citation Linkwww.youtube.comLos Angeles County Sheriff's Department: Sheriff Jim McDonnell: "We Take These Allegations Very Seriously"
Feb 22, 2018, 2:59 AM