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SBSD - Highland Police Department
Thursday January 23rd, 2020 :: 05:24 p.m. PST


Alberto Barboza-Aparicio was arrested for Lewd & Lascivious Acts with a Child

DATE/TIME: Friday, November 22, 2019

INCIDENT: PC 288(a) – Lewd or Lascivious Acts with a Child Under 14

LOCATION: Highland

SUSPECT: Alberto Barboza-Aparicio, 36-year-old resident of Highland

VICTIM: Confidential - Female juvenile

On Friday, November 22, 2019, at about 8:33 A.M., a sheriff’s deputy assigned to the Highland Station was dispatched to the 7100 block of Elmwood Road regarding a request for an immediate response from the Department of Child and Family Services. The call was reference possible sexual abuse to a female juvenile victim by the victims mother’s boyfriend, Alberto Barboza-Aparicio. An investigation was conducted and the victim did not disclose details of sexual abuse.

On Tuesday, January 21, 2020, Deputy Shelly Ponce, assigned as the Highland Station Child and Family Services investigator, conducted further investigation and interviews, which produced additional evidence.

On Wednesday, January 23, 2020, Barboza-Aparicio was interviewed regarding the allegations. At the conclusion of the interview, Barboza-Aparicio was arrested and booked into the Central Detention Center for Lewd or Lascivious Acts with a Child Under 14, with a bail set at $250,000. He is scheduled for arraignment in the Superior Court of San Bernardino on January 27, 2020.

A booking photo is being released due to the possibility of other victims. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact detectives the Highland Police Station at (909) 425-9793. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

Refer: Deputy S. Ponce

Station: Highland

Phone No. (909) 425-9793

Case No. 131904726

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

SBSD - Highland Police Department
26985 Base Line St
Highland, CA 92346

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