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Norco: Police arrest 44-year-old man on multiple counts of child molestation

Police arrested a 44-year-old Riverside man on multiple sexual molestation charges on Monday, December 30 in the City of Riverside, a Sheriff’s official reported Tuesday.

Elmer Thompson

Elmer Thompson

Elmer Thompson was arrested following a child molestation investigation where detectives determined Thompson sexually molested a child over a several-month period of time, according to a Riverside County Sheriff’s Report.

The Jurupa Valley Station deputies assigned to the city of Norco first responded to the alleged molestation on Friday, December 20 at a residence in the 4800 block of Roundup Road. After ensuring the safety of the child and verifying that a molestation took place, the deputies called detectives to the scene, according to Sheriff’s Sgt. Mike Manning.

The detectives then assumed the investigation that led to Thompson’s arrest, Manning said.

Thompson was booked into the Robert Presley Detention, where his bail was set at $1 million.

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Gasparini at the Jurupa Valley Station 951-955-2600.

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