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SB Sheriff Looking For Additional Underage Sex Victims

Man arrested for lewd and lascivious acts with a child 

DATE/TIME: November 7, 2018 / 07:00 p.m.

INCIDENT: PC 288(a), Lewd and Lascivious Acts With A Child
PC 261.5 (d), Unlawful Sex with a Minor

LOCATION: 2200 Block of Ogden St., San Bernardino
11000 Block of Primrose Ave., Hesperia

SUSPECT: Jose Alfredo Ortiz-Hernandez, 33 years old, Hesperia

VICTIM(S): Confidential females  

SUMMARY: Central Station has a dedicated Child and Adult Protective Services Deputy who investigates allegations of child and elder abuse. In October 2018, the deputy began an investigation on a referral from Children and Family Services. It was reported that two sisters who were 14 and 15 years of age were sexually abused by an adult.  

On November 6, 2018, a victim disclosed to the investigator she was sexually abused by Jose Alfredo Ortiz-Hernandez multiple times and they began communicating through social medi a. Through the investigation, Ortiz-Hernandez had sexual intercourse with the victims numerous times in the county area of San Bernardino, Colton and Hesperia. Ortiz-Hernandez provided drugs to the victims and sexually assaulted them. Hesperia and Central Station investigators worked together on the investigation.  

On November 7, 2018, Ortiz-Hernandez was arrested. He was booked at the High Desert Detention Center and charged with multiple felony sexual abuse crimes. Ortiz-Hernandez’s case has been adjudicated, he plead guilty to the charges and was sentenced to state prison which will require him to register as PC 290 Sex Registrant.

Ortiz-Hernandez is believed to have friended adolescents/teenagers and provided them with alcohol and drugs. Investigators believe there may be additional victims and urge the public to come forward if they have additional information on this case.

We urge the public to call or text law enforcement when they see suspicious activity. Witnessed and victims of crime can call Central Station at (909) 387-3545. Callers who want to remain anonymous can call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME(27463), or they can use www.wetip.com.  

Refer: Deputy B. Ortiz, Detective J. McDaniel

Station: Central Station, Hesperia Station

Phone No.909-387-3545

Case No.011803015, 11808788

Inland Empire: Teen Arrested For Pointing Laser At Sheriff’s Helicopter

Photo Courtesy:  SBSD

Photo Courtesy: SBSD

Staff Reports


Hesperia – On Mon., Aug. 17, at approximately 10:42 p.m., a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s (SBSD) helicopter 40k1 was en route to Apple Valley to assist with a call when a high powered laser was pointed at them.
According to SBSD, Deputies in the helicopter were able to discern which home the laser came from and notified the Hesperia Station. Deputies responded and made contact with persons at the residence. Through investigation they discovered suspect Spencer Hamm, 18, had pointed the laser at the helicopter.
Hamm was arrested and booked at the High Desert Detention Center on charges of pointing a laser at an aircraft. Hamm’s actions could have resulted in impairment of the pilot’s vision and ability to safely fly the helicopter.

Please keep in mind that emergency vehicles and aircraft need to respond to their call safely so they can help others.