Former Homeland Security Investigations Agent John Jacob Olivas of Riverside was sentenced May 8 to life in prison for the sexual assaults of two women and the abuse of his official position to prevent them from reporting his misconduct.
Olivas was found guilty on three counts of violating civil rights Dec. 21.
A woman testified that he attempted to rape her in January 2012 after telling her he was “above a cop” and “untouchable,” due to his position as a federal agent. He also told her he could make her “disappear,” remove her children and arrest her on fake charges, she testified.
Another woman testified that Olivas pointed his