San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: February 26, 2016/5:31pm

INCIDENT: Lewd/Lascivious Acts with a Child Under 14

LOCATION: 12410 Amargosa Road,Victorville, CA

SUSPECT(S): Aristarchus Roger Verrett, 32 year old Victorville resident

VICTIM(S): 13 year old female 

Summary

On February 26, 2016, Deputy Brian Walsh from the Victorville Police Department responded to a call of a lewd and lascivious act with a child under 14 years of age.

   

The victim reported that while inside a business she was approached by the suspect, identified as 32 year old Aristarchus Verrett. The suspect began asking her questions and then touched her inappropriately before she walked away from him. Deputy Walsh located the suspect outside of the business, he was interviewed and subsequently arrested without incident.   The booking photo of Aristarchus Roger Verrett is being released as it is believed that there may be additional victims.   Anyone with further information on this case is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27436) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com   Photo available at: https://local.nixle.com/alert/5598041/   Refer:Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations Station:Victorville Station Phone No.760-241-2911 Case No.171602481

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700