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Press Releases

Tuesday 07/13/2021 1:43 PM - Sexual Assault Update

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Sexual Assault Update
Date and Time of Incident: 7-2-21, Approximately 12:00 PM
Place of Occurrence: 4000 block of Burton Drive, Cambria
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: Jesus Barajas Valdovinos, 31, Cambria
Details of News Release: The Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's help with the investigation into a sexual assault which occurred in Cambria a few weeks ago. On 7-2-21, Jesus Barajas Valdovinos was arrested in the 4000 block of Burton Drive in Cambria for multiple felony sexual assault related charges including rape and kidnapping. This crime occurred on a walking path in Cambria near Windsor Boulevard and Highway 1. Through the course of the investigation, Sheriff’s Detectives believe the suspect may have committed or attempted to commit similar crimes in the past. Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying any other potential victims. If you or someone you know had unwanted contact with Barajas Valdovinos please contact the Sheriff’s Detective Division at (805) 781-4500. Information can also be reported anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling (805) 549-STOP (7867) or through their website: www.slotips.org.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Tuesday 07/13/2021 1:44 PM