ALAMOGORDO, New Mexico -- A "habitual enactment offender" recovered hiding successful a shed by Otero County authorities has been sentenced to 30 years successful situation for sexually abusing a child, prosecutors said Friday.
The sentencing of Bryan Sanders, 42, of Chaparral, came aft a assemblage successful Alamogordo convicted him earlier this twelvemonth connected charges of Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor and Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor - some are considered convulsive felony offenses.
In imposing sentence, Judge Angie Schneider noted that Sanders admitted his guilt during a court-ordered diagnostic evaluation. He had maintained his innocence during proceedings contempt reportedly admitting antecedently to being a habitual offender.
Sanders apprehension occurred backmost successful 2019 erstwhile sheriff's deputies said they recovered him hiding successful a shed connected his family's property. "He was hiding determination aft helium was kicked retired of the location by household members who had learned of the intersexual abuse," District Attorney Scot Key said.