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THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA vs GARTH BROWN

Garth Walter Brown

 

Charged

1 count sexual battery

1 count child annoyance

 

Pleaded Guilty in 2001

1 count child annoyance

 

 

Sentence

Register as Sex Offender

1 year of Sex Offender counseling

3 years probation and no unsupervised contact with minors

$2,000 in fines

Write letter of apology to victim

200 hours community service

 

An equestrian riding instructor who used to operate his business out
of the Orange County Fairgrounds pleaded guilty to one count of child
annoyance, officials said.
In April 2001, Garth Brown, 37, of Costa Mesa, was charged with one count
of sexual battery and one count of child annoyance when a 17-year-old
girl accused him of sexual misconduct.
A Superior Court Judge sentenced Brown to 200 hours of community
service, one year of sexual offender counseling and three years of formal
probation. He will also be required to pay a fine of $2,000, avoid
unsupervised contact with minors, write letters of apology to the victim
and register as a sex offender.
Brown operated Garth and Brenda Brown Performance Horses at the
fairgrounds where students are trained in Western style horse riding.
Officials said he recently relocated the business to Riverside County.

 

 

 

Garth W. Brown now resides in Texas.