Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Wednesday May 18th, 2022 :: 03:03 p.m. PDT

Advisory

#LASD SVB Seeking Additional Victims Regarding a Sexual Assault Incident, #Norwalk

Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Special Victims Bureau conducted an investigation regarding the sexual abuse of a 12-year-old female in the City of Norwalk. The incident occurred at the Los Alisos Middle School, during school hours.
 
During the investigation, an additional female juvenile was identified as a sexual abuse victim stemming from an incident in 2017. The victims’ schoolteacher, Scott Waln, was identified and arrested for Lewd Acts with a Child Under 14 Years of Age.
 
On May 16, 2022, the case was presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office at the Norwalk Superior Court. The District Attorney filed one felony count of Lewd Act Upon a Child Under Age 14, and one felony count of Forcible Lewd Act Upon Child Under Age 14.
 
The suspect remains in custody and is being held on $1,200,000 bail.
 
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department - Special Victims Bureau is tasked with investigating the sexual and physical abuse of children and felonious sexual assaults involving adult victims. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Special Victims Bureau toll free tip line at (877) 710-5273 or by email at [email protected].
 
 
Forwarded by:
Deputy Veronica Fantom
Sheriff's Information Bureau
211 West Temple Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1850
 
Website LASD HQ: http://www.lasd.org
 
"If You See Something, Say Something"
L.A. Crime Stoppers: Partner to prevent or report crime by contacting your local Sheriff's station. If you prefer to remain anonymous, you may call "L.A. Crime Stoppers" at 800-222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the "P3 MOBILE APP" on Google Play or the App Store or use the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 
Text and email, register for LASD Nixle messages: To receive more detailed, up-to-date information via EMAIL and/or TEXT directly from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD), sign up for Nixle alerts at http://www.Nixle.com and register for "LASD- Headquarters Newsroom (SHB), Los Angeles County Sheriff" and your local LASD station area. To receive URGENT TEXT ALERTS ONLY, text your zip code to 888777. Standard text messaging rates may apply depending on your calling plan.
 
Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

Address/Location
LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
211 E Temple St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 213-229-1700

Navigate & Discover