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Posted on: February 9, 2023

Lewd Acts Committed on a Child

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Riverside County Sheriff-Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Jeff Reese

File # WI222770026


Victor Morones

In November 2022, Investigators from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station, assumed the investigation into alleged lewd acts on a child. During the course of the investigation, the suspect was identified as Victor Morones (Hispanic male, 51 years old), a resident of Temecula. On February 9, 2023, the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station Investigations Bureau and Special Enforcement Team, located Morones at a hotel in the 28000 block of Old Town Front Street, in the city of Temecula. Morones was arrested without incident. Morones was booked into the Cois Byrd Detention Center for the charge of lewd acts on a child.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Investigator Poznanski 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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