A 60-year-old Coarsegold man was convicted Friday by a Madera County Superior Court jury of Burglary, assault and child abuse, according to District Attorney Michael R. Keitz, District Attorney for Madera County.
Randall Anderson was convicted of burglary of a residence when a person was present, assault with a tazer weapon, and willfully inflicting cruel and inhuman injury on a child.
Deputy District Attorney Regina Bradshaw presented evidence to the jury that in September 2010, Anderson broke into the home of his former girlfriend in North Fork. Inside the home, he confronted and terrorized her 11-year-old son. The boy attempted to flee, however Anderson used a tazer weapon to shock him into submission.
Anderson eventually left the residence and the traumatized boy reported the ordeal to his mother...