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Tuesday May 12th, 2020 :: 03:52 p.m. PDT


Jovon Jenkins, a basketball coach, was arrested for various sex crimes against a minor

DATE/TIME:             Monday, May 11, 2020
INCIDENT:                PC 288.3 Communicating with a minor with intent to commit sodomy, PC288(a) Oral copulation of a minor, PC 286 Sodomy of a minor
LOCATION:              City of Loma Linda             
SUSPECT:                Jovon Jenkins, 45-year-old, resident of Bloomington
On Sunday, May 10, 2020, Central Sheriff’s Station received a report of a suspicious relationship between Jovon Jenkins, a basketball coach at AB Miller High School in Fontana, and a juvenile victim. The victim is not a student at AB Miller High School but met Jenkins in 2017 while he (Jenkins) was employed as a coach at Grand Terrace High School and a travel ball coach in Rialto. On Monday, May 11, 2020, San Bernardino County Sheriff Department’s Crimes Against Children Detail (CAC) opened an investigation. At the conclusion of the investigation, Jenkins was arrested and booked into Central Detention Center. His bail was set at $250,000.
Anyone with information regarding this incident, or any unreported victims, should contact Deputy Vanayes Quezada of the Specialized Investigations Division, Crimes Against Children Detail at (909) 387-3615. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at  
Refer:                         Deputy Vanayes Quezada
Station:                    Specialized Investigation Division -  Crimes Against Children Detail 
Case No.                   DR#122000386 C#2020-80
Phone No.                 (909) 387-3615
John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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