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SBSD - Central
Wednesday June 12th, 2019 :: 10:46 a.m. PDT


San Bernardino man arrested for molesting multiple victims.

DATE/TIME: June 8, 2019 / 4:21 A.M.

INCIDENT: PC 288(a), Lewd and Lascivious Acts With a Child
PC 288.5(a), Continous Sexual Abuse of a Child
PC 288.7(b), Oral Copulation With a Child
PC 289(a)(1), Penetration With a Foreign Object

LOCATION: 25000 Block of 26th St., San Bernardino

SUSPECT: Marvin Jesus Matute, 44-years-old, resident of San Bernardino

VICTIM(S): Confidential


On Friday, June 7, 2019, Central Station Deputies M. Tristan and B. Ortiz investigated the alleged sexual abuse of two minor children, 7 and 10 years old, by Marvin Jesus Matute. Interviews were conducted and evidence was gathered that showed Matute sexually abused the two victims over several months. Matute was arrested, booked into Central Detention Center and is being held on $300,000.00 bail.

On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, the District Attorney’s Office filed criminal charges against Matute.

It is believed there may be additional victims that have not yet been identified and a photo of Matute is being released.

Anyone with information related to this investigation, or information related to other potential victims, is urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Central Station at (909) 387-3545. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can contact We-Tip at 1-888-78-CRIME.

Refer: Deputy B. Ortiz

Station: Central Station Detective Division

Phone No. (909)387-3545

Case No. 011901476

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

SBSD - Central
655 E 3rd St
San Bernardino, CA 92408

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

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