Former SDPD Officer Anthony Arevalos Sex Assault Case in Images

Jurors have signaled they have a verdict in the trial of a former San Diego police officer accused of sexual battery, false imprisonment and asking for a bribe during Gaslamp Quarter traffic stops.

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Arevalos pleaded for mercy from the court, explaining that his family was hurt by his actions.
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Anthony Arevalos wipes away tears during his statement in court.
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Jurors have a verdict in the trial of a former San Diego police officer accused of sexual battery, false imprisonment and asking for a bribe during Gaslamp Quarter traffic stops. Here, Arevalos appears at a pretrial hearing in March 2011.
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"Jane Doe" in the upper left of the screen is on a phone call with Anthony Arevalos while a police detective coaches her through notes. The video of the phone call was entered into evidence in court Thursday.
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"Jane Doe" testified how the former officer made a deal with her to go into a 7-11 bathroom and remove her underwear in exchange for getting out of a DUI citation.
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The convenience store near Petco Park where "Jane Doe" testified Anthony Arevalos took her during her traffic stop on March 8, 2011.
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The bathroom key was kept behind the door on the left. The bathroom is behind the door on the right in the convenience store near Petco Park where "Jane Doe" testified Anthony Arevalos took her during her traffic stop on March 8, 2011.
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The prosecution witness marked the location in the bathroom where she said she stood during the incident on March 8, 2011.
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The prosecution witness marked the location in the bathroom where she said she stood during the incident on March 8, 2011.
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Jurors saw a list of text messages sent between alleged victim "Jane Doe" and the former police officer.
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Jurors saw a photo of the former officer's patrol car.
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Jurors saw photos of the Intoxilyzer machine in the trunk of Arevalos patrol car.
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Talia Tortora is not one of the alleged victims but she testified for the prosecution. Arevalos cited her for driving on a suspended license, but then gave her and her female roommate a ride home. She said he acted quote "creepy," and made inappropriate comments about her roommate's body, then ripped up the citation.
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Anthony Arevalos makes notes during testimony on Day 3 of his trial - October 26, 2011. The former San Diego police officer is accused of 21 felonies including assault under color of authority in connection with traffic stops of young women in the Gaslamp.
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San Diego police detective James Clark testifies that he talked with a friend about Melissa R.'s traffic stop and ran the ID badge and officer's name in an internal department system to check to see if he was working the day of the alleged incident.
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Anthony Arevalos consults with his defense attorney Jan Ronis during a break in testimony October 26, 2011.
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A friend of one of the alleged victims in the case, Peri Spiler, testified on Oct. 26 that she wishes she had done more to stop the former police officer.
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Alleged victim Melissa R. testified on Oct. 25 and said she was never handcuffed or searched while in the former officer's custody.
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Two pairs of women's underwear were entered into evidence on Oct. 24, 2011.
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Officer Anthony Arevalos, 40, an 18-year veteran of the San Diego Police Department, was arrested in March 2011 for accused sexual battery, false imprisonment and assault under the color of authority.
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One pair of panties can be seen inside the upper area of the former officer's locker in this photograph entered as evidence in the trial.
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Danielle F.'s outfit the night in question.
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Arevalos consults with his attorneys during opening statements.
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Danielle F.'s shoes the night in question. This photo was entered into evidence.
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The former police officer's work locker. This photo was entered into evidence.
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Arevalos at a March 2011 court appearance.
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One of the alleged victims testified in a pretrial hearing. The judge ordered her identity be shielded.
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The woman identified as Jane Doe (L) was a key witness in the case against Arevalos.
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Defense attorney Jan Ronis spoke to the media following the preliminary hearing on March 30, 2011.
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Prosecutor Sherry Thompson spoke to the media following the preliminary hearing on March 30, 2011.
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