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Walnut Creek Police Department
Thursday March 1st, 2018 :: 11:14 a.m. PST

Sexual Battery Suspect Arrested


CRIME DESCRIPTION / CODE: 459 PC- Burglary, 243.4(b) PC and 243.4 (e)(1) PC - Sexual Battery

SUSPECT: Cody Baca, 29 year-old male from Clayton ________________________________________________________

In October of 2017, a patient at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek reported being the victim of a sexual assault. The Walnut Creek Police Department immediately began an investigation into the incident which included the processing and testing of evidence. The investigation recently concluded and on 2/22/2018, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office filed felony charges against Cody Baca for the crimes of burglary and sexual battery. During the investigation, detectives learned the alleged crimes took place while Baca was working as a nursing assistant at John Muir Medical Center.

On 2/23/2018, Baca turned himself in to police after a $105,000 warrant was issued for his arrest for the crimes listed above.

The Walnut Creek Police Department is asking that any member of the public that has information relevant to this case to please contact Detective G. Leonard at (925) 256-3523.

Walnut Creek Police Department
1666 N Main St
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 925-943-5844

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