Sixty-seven-year-old Ismael Cruz was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Monday for raping his son’s prom date last year in San Antonio, Texas. The 19-year-old victim testified that in May 2012, she fell asleep at her boyfriend’s home after a night of drinking at their high school prom.
She explained how she was awoken in the middle of the night by her partner’s father removing her clothing, according to MySanAntonio. She pushed her attacker away and began to scream. Cruz’s son came barging into the room and began to beat up and restrain his father until police arrived.
Cruz told police that he had consumed “more than 60 beers” that night, according to the Denver Post.
Cruz faces a minimum of 25 years due to past intoxication-related arrests, according to the Star Telegram.