JOPLIN, MISSOURI -
Today, Gabriel Corral withdrew his plea of not guilty and enters a plea of guilty to the charge of misdemeanor assault. Court finds the defendant guilty pursuant to the plea. Plea bargain in accepted. Allocution granted. Per APA recommendation, judgment of the court that the defendant be sentenced to the following: a fine $300, plus all applicable costs. Defendant to pay in full by 8/19/15 or be in court on that date at 1:30 pm. As authorized by Section 488.5025 RSMo and Local Court Rule 5.2, if court ordered financial obligations are paid on a time basis exceeding 30 days, a time payment fee of $25.00 shall be assessed in addition to all other court ordered court costs.
Corral was arrested in September 2014 on Sexual Misconduct. Joplin PD say a nineteen year old woman was walking neard 9th and Pennslyvania when a man forced her into a vehicle as she walked by. The victim says the he lifted up her shirt but she was able to escape.
The victim was able to give a detailed description and license plate number which led JPD to the arrest of Corral.