(FOX40.COM) — Stanislaus County Deputy Matthew Dessert was arrested Tuesday for allegedly committing a number of intercourse crimes in opposition to a young person over a span of almost 5 years.
Stanislaus County detectives say they have been contacted by a faculty counselor at round 8:30 a.m. on Monday concerning a scholar who disclosed sexual abuse. The teenage sufferer stated they knew Dessert and defined to detectives that the abuse started on the age of 9 years outdated.
Officers say Dessert voluntarily got here to the Sheriff’s Workplace for an interview on Tuesday and was subsequently arrested for alleged continuous sexual abuse of a kid, lewd and lascivious acts with a minor 14 or 15 years of age, penetration with a overseas object of a sufferer below the age of 18, sexual battery, and bodily abuse of a kid.
Dessert was booked into jail with $425,000 bail. He posted bail and was launched a number of hours after being booked, in line with Stanislaus County.
Dessert was reportedly employed as a patrol deputy for the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Workplace since 2014. He was positioned on paid administrative depart and his peace officer powers have been revoked.
The investigation is ongoing, officers say. If anybody has data concerning the case, they’ll contact Detective J. Wall at 209-525-7038 or email@example.com.