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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Lewd Acts With Multiple Children

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RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Lewd Acts With Multiple Children
Station Area:Thermal
Written Date:March 19, 2020Time:11:00 AM
Incident Date:February 21, 2020Time:Unknown
Incident Location:Thermal
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Jeremy White
File Number(s):C200520035


Details:

On February 21, 2020 deputies from the Thermal Sheriff Station were notified that a Coachella Valley Unified School District, contract employee (Soccer Coach for the ASES Program) had inappropriately touched several students on multiple occasions. Investigators from the Thermal Sheriff Station were notified and assumed the investigation, which led to the discovery of multiple victims, fourteen years of age or under. During this investigation it was discovered that Juan Manuel Pantoja Troncoso, 24 years of Salton City had inappropriately touched multiple students while on a local campus conducting his duties as a soccer coach. On March 19, 2020 Troncoso was located at his place of employment and arrested in the 81000 block of Indio Boulevard in Indio. Troncoso was later transported and booked at the county jail in Indio for multiple charges of lewd acts with a minor. 

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Juan Manuel Pantoja Troncoso


This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is encouraged to contact Investigator Butvidas by calling 760-863-8942.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is seeking applicants for Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Correctional Deputy, Sheriff’s 911 Communications Officer, and other employment opportunities such as clerical and support positions.  If you are interested in a career with us, please visit our recruiting page or call 1-888-Join-RSD

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