Rapist Sentenced To 373 Years

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SAN FRANCISCO—After an 11 month investigation, 33-year-old Frederick Dozier a.k.a the “24th Street Rapist” was sentenced to 373 years in prison on Friday, December 14, for his series of sexual assaults along various parts of 24th Street.

Superior Court Judge Anne Christine expressed her sympathies at the hearing, where the victims had a chance to come forward and explain how their attack had affected them physically, emotionally, and mentally. Dozier was charged with 25 counts of rape, sexual assault, kidnapping, robbery, and forced copulation. The first attack took place at 2:50 a.m. on June 17 2011 on 24th and South Van Ness, where he dragged his victim away, sexually assaulted and then robbed her. His next attack took place at 4:00 a.m. on November 18th at 24th and Portrero Streets, where similar forms of abuse occurred. On December 8 at 6:20 a.m. along 24th and Fair Oaks Streets, his third victim was knocked unconscious and woke up to him sexually assaulting her.

On November 13, Dozier was found guilty for the 25 counts, however was found not guilty on attempted murder.

By: Katherine Noland