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SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
Friday May 31st, 2019 :: 02:54 p.m. PDT


A 27-year-old Joshua Tree man was arrested for unlawful intercourse with a minor

DATE/TIME: May 30, 2019

INCIDENT: Unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor

LOCATION: 6400 Block of El Reposo Street, Joshua Tree

SUSPECT: Jamie Correa, 27-year-old resident of Joshua Tree

VICTIM: Confidential – 17-year-old female

On May 30, 2019, at approximately 8:22 a.m., deputies from the Morongo Basin Sheriff's Station received a call from the Morongo Basin Sexual Assault Services, regarding a 17-year-old female having sexual relationship with Jamie Correa, a 27-year-old resident of Joshua Tree.

During the investigation, deputies learned Jamie Correa and the victim were involved in a relationship. Correa left the state for a short period of time but returned and contacted the victim again. The victim was 17-years-old when Jamie Correa and the victim began a sexual relationship, which continued until sometime in May.

Correa was arrested for PC 261.5, unlawful sex with a minor and PC 288a(a), oral copulation. He was booked at the Morongo Basin Jail with bail set at $25,000. He posted bail and was released from custody on May 30th.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, Morongo Basin Station at (760)366-4175. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-888-78-CRIME.

Refer: Deputy Michael Sellers

Station: Morongo Basin Station

Phone No. (760) 366-4175

Case No. 231900977

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

SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
63665 Twentynine Palms Highway
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

Emergency: 9-1-1

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