Accused rapist sentenced for extortion

EL CENTRO — A 22-year-old El Centro man arrested for rape in March recently pleaded no contest to extortion and was sentenced to two years of imprisonment and two years of formal probation.

As part of his plea agreement, Brandon Antonio Young had felony counts of rape and of possessing obscene images of a minor dismissed against him.

Staff Writer Julio Morales can be reached at or 760-337-3415.

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