Transgender tech activist Dana Contreras accepts plea deal in spousal rape case

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Dana Contreras on a better day teaching about Genetic Algorithms.

Dana Contreras, arrested earlier this year and charged with five felony counts has accepted a plea and will serve 3 years of probation. Ms.Contreras pleaded guilty in San Francisco Superior Court friday to one count of domestic violence and one count of false imprisonment.

As part of the deal, which included dropping the felony rape charge, McCallum will be on probation for three years and must attend substance abuse counseling for 52 weeks.

McCallum’s first lawyer said the victim accused McCallum of rape in an attempt to get more money as part of their divorce settlement. McCallum was set to cash in on substantial Twitter stock and the lawyer implied that the victim was motivated by monetary gains. But under California law, assets like stock are to be split equally. Read more at the San Fransisco Examiner.

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One Response to Transgender tech activist Dana Contreras accepts plea deal in spousal rape case

  1. Curious October 13, 2014 at 8:03 am

    “McCallum was set to cash in on substantial Twitter stock and the lawyer implied that the victim was motivated by monetary gains. But under California law, assets like stock are to be split equally.”

    But did the spouse know that?