Randy Lee Breer, charged with sexually assaulting three girls and a young woman in three Northern Virginia jurisdictions, was sentenced yesterday in Loudoun County Circuit Court to four consecutive life terms for abducting, raping and sodomizing an 11-year-old Sterling Park girl.
Breer, 30, a Dale City carpenter, was sentenced last month to seven consecutive life terms after pleading guilty to abduction, sodomy and one count of rape in two Arlington cases.
He has pleaded guilty to abduction and sodomy in an Alexandria case and faces sentencing this week.
Breer initially was charged with four counts of rape: the one in Loudoun, two in Arlington County and one in Alexandria.
He also was named by Fairfax County police as the prime suspect in the abduction and death last July of Rosie Gordon, a 10-year-old Lake Braddock girl, but was never charged.
Two of the four rape charges, one each in Arlington and Alexandria, were dropped in return for his guilty pleas.
Loudoun County prosecutor Owen Basham said three rape convictions would have made Breer ineligible for parole. With two rape convictions, Breer will be eligible for parole in 20 years, no matter how many life sentences he receives.
The Loudoun victim, now 12 years old, waited outside the courtroom during yesterday's hearing but slipped into the back row as Judge James H. Chamblin imposed the maximum sentence. With a tentative but dry-eyed smile, the child accepted a hug from the director of the county's Victim-Witness Program and slipped out of the courtroom.
"She wanted to see him taken out of here," the child's mother said. "She needed to see him being punished."
Investigators say the child's extraordinary observance of detail -- down to the date of the inspection sticker on the car in which she was driven from her neighborhood Feb. 23, 1989 -- was responsible for Breer's arrest last summer.
On the recommendation of both the prosecution and defense yesterday, Chamblin suspended one of the four life sentences, leaving the court some leverage over Breer "if -- I won't say when -- you're ever released."
With the suspended sentence, Breer would remain on probation for the rest of his life and be required to seek treatment for sexual disorders. Psychiatrists testified yesterday that Breer, who was an abused child, committed his first sex crime at age 13 and suffers from exhibitionism, pedophilia and sexual-sadism disorder.
When it was over, the child's red-eyed mother made an abbreviated punch at the air with her fist and said to her own red-eyed mother, "Okay, it's what we wanted." Later she amended the statement. "We got the best we can get," she said.