Juan Rodriguez of Marysville California Arrested on Molestation Charges

A 39-year-old Marysville man has been arrested, accused of molesting his girlfriend’s young daughter over a two year period. Marysville police say Juan Francisco Rodriguez was arrested last Thursday, after a more than three month investigation into the sexual assault of a girl under the age of 14. Police Lt. […] Read more »

Richard Sears of Escondido California Charged with Child Molesting

An Escondido man is accused of molesting children during a five-year span in Riverside and San Diego counties, sheriff’s department officials said Sunday. Richard Sears, 47, was arrested in his home and booked into the Southwest Detention Center in French Valley, on suspicion of committing felony sex crimes against multiple […] Read more »

Sean O’Farrell of Solana Beach California Charged with Child Molesting and Child Pornography

A Solana Beach man accused of molesting a child and possessing child pornography is suspected to have engaged in such acts for the past decade, San Diego County Sheriff’s officials recently announced. Days after his arrest in another county, Sean O’Farrell was booked into the Vista Detention Facility early Aug. […] Read more »

Mark West of San Jose California Arrested for Child Molesting

More than a month after arresting a city of San Jose staffer on suspicion of molesting a 15-year-old girl, San Jose police have asked for the public’s help in identifying more victims. Mark Joseph West, 25, was arrested July 15 and charged with two felony counts of exhibiting and soliciting […] Read more »

Richard Gonzales of Corcoran California Charged with Having Sex with a Minor

A man was arrested last week on suspicion of having sex with a minor. According to the Corcoran Police Department, officers received a report Thursday that Richard Gonzales, 46, was having sex with a 17-year-old boy. Gonzales, a Corcoran resident, was arrested Friday in a residence in the 1200 block […] Read more »

Edward Bowden of Manteca California Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Just one thumb drive belonging to a 61-year-old man in Manteca contained hundreds of explicit images of children, and officials believe he may have more. Edward Bowden, 61, was arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography after officers seized computers, cameras and digital storage devices from his home. He may […] Read more »

Alexander Kurtz of Castro Valley California Arrested for Child Molesting

A worker at a Pleasanton preschool has been arrested for allegedly engaging in lewd acts with a teenage girl, authorities said Monday. Alexander Kurtz, 22, of Castro Valley, who worked at Building Kidz Preschool, was taken into custody Thursday on suspicion of abusing the girl last year. Alameda County prosecutors […] Read more »

Nolan Harper of Henrico County Virginia Arrested for Collecting Child Porn

A former Henrico County youth coach has been busted and accused of collecting child porn. FBI agents swarmed Noland Harper’s home, located just off Edinborough Square in Henrico, in late January. “Two dozen (FBI agents) came with the search warrant and then they came five days later and arrested him,” […] Read more »

Matthew Varpness of Tulare County California was Arrested for Sexual Assault

A South Valley teacher has been arrested. He’s accused of sexually assaulting a student and sending sexually explicit text messages. Matthew Varpness, 36, has been booked into the Tulare County Pre-Trial Facility. He faces charges of child molestation and annoying a minor. Visalia police say they are not sure if […] Read more »

Roger Giese of Orange County California Arrested in UK on Molestation Charges

A former Orange County choir director who was wanted by the FBI on child molestation charges is back in custody. Roger Alan Giese, 39, was captured Tuesday in the United Kingdom, and is now awaiting extradition to the U.S., an FBI spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday. Authorities say Giese repeatedly sexually assaulted […] Read more »

Donald Hatch of Camarillo California Arrested for Child Molesting

A 71-year-old Camarillo man was arrested earlier this week for allegedly molesting a 4-year-old girl, Ventura County sheriff’s deputies said. Donald Osborne Hatch allegedly molested the child while the victim was at his home. He is currently being held at the Ventura County Pre-trial Detention Facility in lieu of $1 […] Read more »

Shane Kent of Corona California Arrested for Child Molesting

A sixth-grade teacher at Orange Elementary in Corona was arrested Friday, Feb. 27, on suspicion of lewd or lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14 — a female student at the school, Corona police said. Shane Alan Kent, 55, of Corona, has been placed on administrative leave […] Read more »