Sexual Assault on a Minor


Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Jeff Reese

File # CN231930022


In July 2023, deputies from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a sexual assault of a minor. The Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station Investigation’s bureau assumed the investigation.

During the course of the investigation, the suspect in the case was identified as Kole Scully-Mims, a 23-year-old resident of Menifee. On August 4, 2023, Lake Elsinore Station Investigators along with assistance from Ben Clark Training Center personnel, located and arrested Scully-Mims without incident.

Scully-Mims was booked into the Cois Byrd Detention Center for multiple sexual assault charges against a minor.

Kole Scully-Mims

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Deputy Hernandez of the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station at 951-245-3300.

As a reminder, “Community Policing” involves partnerships between law enforcement and community members. Business owners and residence 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.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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