Three arrested for sex crimes in Watsonville

Three arrested for sex crimes in Watsonville
Originally publioshed as a Watsonville Police Department Facebook post – 

“In a 10-day period, Watsonville Police Detectives arrested three suspects accused of committing sex crimes against children.

The most recent arrest occurred about 24 hours ago when detectives traveled to Salinas to arrest Daniel Alanis. The 39-year-old is accused of committing lewd and lascivious acts against a child under 14. He has been booked into the Santa Cruz County Jail.

On Wednesday, Armando Venegas, 26, was taken into custody for lewd and lascivious acts against a child under 14. Detectives were able to track down the suspect in Capitola, arrest him, and then transport him to the Santa Cruz County Jail.

Lastly, a registered sex offender, who had been released from jail on a pending sexual battery case, was arrested for exposing himself to a teen girl. An arrest warrant was issued for 58-year-old Arthur Decaney following the November 18 incident. Decaney was arrested by officers five days later.

If you have been a victim of a crime, the Watsonville Police Department is here to listen and help. You can always contact us at 831-471-1151.”

Three arrested for sex crimes in Watsonville was last modified: December 16th, 2021 by admin
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