UC Riverside student to serve prison time for Foster City sex offenses 

The creepy UC Riverside college student who reportedly snuck into a 17-year-old neighbor's bedroom in Foster City last year and masturbated over her as she was sleeping was sentenced to two years in state prison Wednesday, according to prosecutors.

Justin Scott Shing, 19, was taken into custody Wednesday to start his sentence, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.

Shing, who has been out of custody and attending classes after posting $100,000 bail, only received eight days' credit on his sentence.

At a Superior Court arraignment in January, Shing requested that the start of his trial not begin until summer so that he could complete his semester at UC Riverside.

Then in June, right before the trial was to begin, Shing accepted a plea agreement with prosecutors in which he pleaded no contest to a felony count. As part of his sentence, Shing will have to register as a sex offender for life.

Shing reportedly snuck into girls' bedrooms in Foster City at least three times, according to prosecutors.

He was arrested Aug. 25 when the father of a 9-year-old girl found the teenager in her bedroom about 3 a.m. "staring at his daughter's bed while on his hands and knees," Wagstaffe said. The child was reportedly not in the bed at the time and the father grabbed Shing and called police.

Nine days earlier, police said, Shing snuck into the bedroom of a different 17-year-old girl about midnight while she was asleep. He "pulled back the comforter covering the victim and masturbated over her," leaving semen on the comforter. Shing also was suspected of looking into her window one early morning about three months before that incident, Wagstaffe said.

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