RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Sexual Assault|
|Station Area:||Lake Elsinore|
|Written Date:||August 13, 2021||Time:||11:45 AM|
|Incident Date:||December 2017 - January 2018||Time:||Varying|
|Incident Location:||700 block of Quail Drive, Lake Elsinore|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Jeff Reese|
|Javier Loma Moreno|
In July of 2021, the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station Investigations Bureau began an investigation into allegations of sexual assault against a child. After an extensive investigation, the suspect was identified as Javier Loma Moreno, 31 years old, a resident of San Juan Capistrano, CA.
On August 13, 2021, Investigators from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station, along with members of the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team, located and arrested Loma-Moreno without incident. Loma-Moreno was eventually transported to Cois Byrd Detention Center and booked on multiple sexual assault charges.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Investigator Andrade 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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