There are 432 days of credit for time served, including his time at Napa State, and other special calculations done. The papers are reporting that he's required to serve at least 85% of the time sentenced. Given the credit for time served, this means he's required to serve somewhat less than 6 years.
ayres will submit for genetic marker typing and will be required to register as a sex offender for life. ayres will pay $10K in fines to victim services, along with miscellaneous other fees and fines, some to be determined in a later restitution hearing.
They have 60 days to file for appeals and such.
McDougall brought motions regarding further dementia medical reports by Dr. Simon Tan of Stanford, but the Judge found that they really were no more informative than the existing medical reports, and further, she found that depositions taken for civil cases (submitted by the Defense as proof of further dementia) actually lend themselves better to showing very normal functioning.
McDougall's motions were denied.
Victim impact statements were heard.
The defense presented Barbara, Robert, and Solveig as character witnesses. Their testimony was more bizarre than anything else.
The place was crawling with press. There will be news articles and probably video -- I won't be posting more here until very late tonight at the EARLIEST. If you see news articles, please feel free to post the links, and I'll add them as I see them. There are probably already several articles out there.
Mercury News (pdf)
ABC Local (pdf)
SF Gate (pdf)
San Mateo Daily News (pdf)
william hamilton ayres was arrested on April 5, 2007 on charges relating to his molestation of many young boys while he was alleging to provide psychiatric care to private patients as well as referrals for evaluation from the juvenile court system in San Mateo County. After years of playing demented for the courts, ayres plead "No Contest" and was found guilty of all charges against him on May 16, 2013. ayres had his bail revoked on August 7th, and is in San Mateo County Jail awaiting sentencing. ayres is currently under the conservatorship of his daughter Barbara Ayres of Sacramento, CA.
ayres has had significant interaction over the years with local politicians on boards like the "Children and Families First Commission," including the DA who was serving when prosecution began Jim Fox and Assemblyman Rich Gordon. In fact, Gordon nominated ayres for a lifetime achievement award for his "Tireless effort to improve the lives of children." ayres has also been vocally supported during his criminal trial by local head-shrinkers like Bart Blinder, Etta Bryant, Mel Blaustein, Harry Coren, Tom Ciesla, Robert Kimmich, Larry Lurie, Maria Lymberis, Richard Shadoan, Captane Thomson, and Harold Wallach.