People v. Lamar Dekari Stevens
People v. Lamar Stevens
On October 5, 2021, a jury found Defendant Lamar Stevens guilty of 14 felony counts relating to the burglary and sexual assault of a 65 year-old victim in Menlo Park in 2017.
On August 11, 2017, at approximately 4:50 a.m., the Defendant forced entry into the Victim’s residence through an unlocked window. Once inside, the Defendant covered the Victim’s mouth and held a knife to his throat demanding money. After the Victim gave the Defendant $40.00, the Defendant proceeded to sexually assault the Victim before he was able to escape and flee to a neighbor’s home. The Defendant then fled the scene and jumped off a 30 foot-high pedestrian foot bridge, breaking his ankle while trying to escape pursuing police officers.
The prosecutor was Nicole Sato and the Investigating Officer was Menlo Park Police Department Detective Jeremy .