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Press Release Jorge Adames-Garcia Conviction

For immediate release:
10/19/2017
  • Cape and Islands District Attorney's Office

Media Contact for Jorge Adames-Garcia Conviction

Michael O'Keefe, District Attorney

Cape and Islands — District Attorney Michael O’Keefe announced today that on May 17, 2017, after a three day trial, a Nantucket jury found Jorge Adames-Garcia (DOB: 8-6-84) guilty of kidnapping and two counts of aggravated rape.   Sentencing was continued to June 5th.

    Judge Kathe Tuttman sentenced Adames-Garcia to 15-18 years state prison with ten years probation following the committed sentence.

    The charges stem from an incident in 2013 on Nantucket where the defendant forced the victim into his car and then sexually assaulted her for hours at two different locations before leaving her on the side of the road.

    District Attorney Michael O’Keefe said, “The sentence was appropriate in light of the facts found by the jury. This was a horrendous ordeal for this victim to have endured and I commend her courage for coming forward.”

    The case was investigated by the Nantucket Police Department.

    The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Daniel Higgins.

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Media Contact for Jorge Adames-Garcia Conviction

Cape and Islands District Attorney's Office 

The District Attorney for the Cape & Islands District represents the Commonwealth in the prosecution of all criminal offenses that occur within the Jurisdiction.  The District Attorney for the Cape & Islands District also has civil jurisdiction in narrowly defined areas, most notably the forfeiture of drug proceeds under General Laws, Chapter 94C.  Cases are prosecuted at all levels of the state judicial system including the Supreme Judicial Court, the Appeals Court, and the Trial Court Departments of the Superior, District, and Juvenile courts.

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