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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Monday May 15th, 2023 :: 12:19 p.m. PDT


#LASD Special Victims Bureau - Attempt to Identify Additional Victims #Covina

Incident Date: 2007-2016

Type of Crime: Lewd Acts with Children

Incident Location: 4800 Block of Brightview Drive, Covina

Suspect: Paul Razo

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Special Victims Bureau is investigating allegation(s) of child sexual abuse by Paul Razo. The incidents occurred between 2007-2016 when Mr. Razo lived in the Covina area of Unincorporated Los Angeles County.

Mr. Razo is a former police officer that was employed by the Los Angeles Police Department. Based on the nature of the allegations and Mr. Razo’s access to children, detectives believe there may be additional unidentified victims.

On May 5, 2023, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office filed eight counts of lewd acts with a child under case KA132897.

Mr. Razo was arrested on May 10, 2023, under booking #6601742, and remains in custody. He is scheduled to appear at Pomona Superior Court on May 12, 2023, in Department N.  The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department - Special Victims Bureau is tasked with investigating the sexual and physical abuse of children and felonious sexual assaults involving adult victims.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Special Victims Bureau toll-free tip line at (877) 710-5273 or by email at [email protected].

If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477) or use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website

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Los Angeles, CA 90012

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