Category: Sex Crimes

 

Lake Balboa Athletic Trainer Arrested After Students Report Incidents of Inappropriate Touching

Sep 23, 2022

An athletic and physical trainer at local Birmingham Charter High School in Lake Balboa, California, was arrested earlier this week for inappropriately touching a student, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Detectives believe additional victims assaulted by the athletic...

 

California AB 2777 Signed Into Law, Affording Adult Survivors an Opportunity at Justice

Sep 21, 2022

Governor Gavin Newsom signed California Assembly Bill 2777 (AB 2777) into law this week, paving the way for survivors of sexual assault to obtain justice for past crimes that would otherwise be barred because of an expired statute of limitations....

 

Study Shows Being a Rape Survivor Costs an Average of $3,500 in Medical Bills

Sep 19, 2022

After a sexual assault, undergoing a rape kit (also known as a SANE exam, conducted by a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) can be an important step in ensuring that the perpetrator is brought to justice. Such sexual assault exams are...

 

Westlake Man Sentenced to 24 Years in Prison for Kidnapping, Rape, Child Pornography

Sep 16, 2022

A man from the Los Angeles neighborhood of Westlake received a federal prison sentence Thursday after being charged with multiple sex crimes involving a minor. Travis Smith, 28, was sentenced to 292 months – 24 years and four months –...

 

California Task Force-Led Sting Operation Results in 141 Online Child Sexual Predator Arrests

Sep 15, 2022

Members of a Southern California law enforcement task force made more than 140 arrests over the span of seven days in a crackdown on online child sex predators, authorities confirmed Wednesday. Operation “Protect the Innocent” involved 64 agencies across five...

 

Witnesses Sought by Glendale Police After Man Sexually Assaults 13-Year-Old Boy

Sep 14, 2022

Glendale Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating two witnesses who intervened when a man sexually assaulted a 13-year-old boy at a local donut shop. 13-Year-Old Boy Sexually Assaulted at Glendale Donut Shop; Police Seek Witnesses How Common...

 

California AB 2777 Sexual Abuse And Cover-Up Accountability Act to Open 3-Year Window for Previously Barred Claims

Sep 9, 2022

California representatives have taken legislative action which could help countless survivors of sexual assault and abuse secure justice. With the passage of Assembly Bill 2777 last month by the California State Senate, adult survivors of sexual assault are now one...

 

9 Important Resources for Sexual Assault Survivors During National Suicide Prevention Month 2022

Sep 8, 2022

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and this week marks National Suicide Prevention Week 2022. While suicide can impact anyone, it’s a particularly relevant issue for survivors of sexual violence. Resources for Sexual Violence Survivors During National Suicide Prevention Week...

 

‘We Changed the World’ Survivor-Led Movement Secures United Nations’ Resolution

Sep 7, 2022

The United Nations General Assembly unanimously voted to adopt a standalone resolution aimed at combatting sexual violence and providing justice for survivors of such abuse throughout the world, according to a report from EuroNews.com. The resolution, co-sponsored by 84 countries...

 

Campus Security Guard Arrested After Sending ‘Inappropriate Text Messages’ to Underage Student

Sep 5, 2022

A campus security officer was arrested after officials discovered that the man was having an inappropriate relationship with a student at Slover Mountain Continuation High School in Bloomington, California, according to a press release issued by the San Bernardino County...


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