Man gets 15 years for 2014 rapes, said he and co-defendants thought “it would be a fun thing to do”


COLUMBUS (WCMH)–Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced Wednesday that a man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for raping two women in 2014.

Gerardo Hernandez-Carrera,20, was sentenced after pleading guilty to raping a woman on two separate occasions, on September 9 and September 22, 2014.

In the September 9 rape, O’Brien said, the victim was picked up in the area of Highland and Sullivant Avenue, was driven to a secluded area, and was then raped.  She escaped and flagged down a passerby for help.

In the September 22 attack, the victim was picked up in the area of Sullivant and Hague Avenues, was driven to a secluded area, and was beaten and raped.  A security guard patrolling a nearby apartment complex heard her pleas for help and directed law enforcement to the area for help.

Two of his co-defendants, Bogar Diaz, age 16 at the time, and David Pablo, age 17 at the time, have both been bound over to Common Pleas Court to be tried as adults.What others are clicking on:

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