Child Molester Sentenced To Life In Prison

A Shasta Lake City child molester will very likely spend the remainder of his days behind bars after being sentenced Friday. 68-year-old William Joe Scott was convicted by a Shasta County Jury in September on 7 counts of child molestation, including two involving aggravated sexual assault, as well as dissuading a victim from reporting a crime and providing lewd material to a minor. He’s been sentenced to 10 years 8 months in addition to 60 years to life in state prison.