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SBSD - Victorville Police Department
Tuesday August 15th, 2017 :: 03:27 p.m. PDT

Advisory

Carlos Franco is arrested for Lewd and Lascivious Acts with a Child Under 14

DATE/TIME: August 9, 2017 / 9:03 a.m.

INCIDENT: Lewd and Lascivious Acts with a Child-Under 14 / Oral Copulation

LOCATION: Victorville

SUSPECT: Carlos Franco, 61-year old Victorville resident

VICTIM: Confidential - Female juvenile

SUMMARY: On August 9, 2017, deputies from the Victorville Police Department were requested to investigate allegations of sexual abuse against a child.

The female victim told her mother that Carlos Franco of Victorville, had engaged in sexual behavior with her. The alleged abuse had been occurring over an unknown period of time, when she was alone with the suspect.

After conducting a lengthy investigation and interviews with several parties, a search warrant was authored and approved. On August 10, 2017, the suspect was arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center for lewd and lascivious acts with a child and oral copulation.

A booking photo of Franco is being released, as it is believed that other victims may exist.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy Alicia Jackson or Detective Gerardo Moreno at the Victorville Police Department, at (760) 241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

Refer: Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations Officer

Station: Victorville Police Department

Case #: 171709645

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Address/Location
SBSD - Victorville Police Department
14200 Amargosa Rd
Victorville, CA 92392

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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