Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Jeff Reese
File # TE222530154
On September 10, 2022, deputies from the Southwest Station began investigating allegations of a sexual assault of a minor that occurred in the 27000 block of Nicolas Road, Temecula. Investigators from the Lake Elsinore Station assumed the investigation and on September 22, 2022, the 16-year-old male suspect was arrested. The suspect was transported and booked into Southwest Juvenile Hall on charges of physical and sexual assault.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Investigator Stites at the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station (951) 245-3300.
As a reminder, “Community Policing” involves partnerships between law enforcement and community members. Business owners and residents are encouraged to report criminal activity directly to law enforcement by calling Sheriff’s Dispatch at (951) 776-1099, or by calling 911 if the matter is an emergency.
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