Suspected Child Predator Arrested

Suspected Child Predator Arrested
Photo: Suspect Ricky Vaughn  | Citrus Heights PD

Citrus Heights Police have arrested 61-year-old Ricky Vaughn of Roseville on 12 counts of Lewd and Lascivious Acts with a child under 14 years of age. The arrest came after a months-long investigation into allegations that Vaughn had been sexually assaulting a known juvenile victim.

Vaughn is currently being held without bail at the Sacramento County Main Jail, and it is unclear at this time what charges he may face. The case highlights the seriousness of sexual assault crimes and the need for law enforcement agencies to thoroughly investigate allegations of sexual abuse.

During the investigation, detectives identified and located multiple juvenile victims, ranging in age from 6 to 13 years old, who had been victimized by the same suspect over the span of the past 25 years.

Citrus Heights Police Department’s detectives have been working tirelessly to uncover the truth and bring justice to the victims. The arrest of Ricky Vaughn is a significant step in ensuring that justice is served for the victims and their families.

The Citrus Heights Police Department encourages anyone who has information about sexual abuse or assault to come forward and report it to the authorities. The police department is committed to investigating these types of crimes and ensuring that the perpetrators are held accountable for their actions. It is important for the community to work together to prevent sexual abuse and provide support to the victims who have suffered from these heinous crimes.

Citrus Heights Police detectives are concerned there may be additional unreported victims and are urging anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact the Citrus Heights Police Department Crime Tip Line at (916) 727-5524.

Suspected Child Predator Arrested was last modified: March 30th, 2023 by admin
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