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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: August 14, 2014 

INCIDENT: PC 288a - Lewd or Lascivious Acts on a Child 
PC 288(B)(2) – Oral Copulation 

LOCATION: Several locations in Hesperia 

SUSPECT: Adrian Toriz, 28 year old resident of Hesperia 

VICTIM: Confidential Female Juvenile 


On Thursday, August 14, 2014 Detectives from the Crimes Against Children Division and Hesperia Station began investigating allegations that an employee of the Hesperia Unified School District was involved in an intimate relationship with a 15 year old girl. 

During the subsequent investigation, detectives obtained evidence implicating Adrian Toriz of committing lewd acts with the victim, for at least one year, beginning when the victim was 14 years old. The Hesperia Unified School District was made aware of the allegations and cooperated with the investigation. The district released a statement to advise the students' parents of the arrest. According to the Hesperia Unified School District, Toriz was employed as a campus assistant at Ranchero Middle School. 

Toriz was arrested on Friday, August 15, 2014 and booked for Penal Code section 288a - Committing Lewd Acts on a Child and Penal Code 288(B)(2) - Oral Copulation. He is being held on $750,000 bail. 

Investigators urge anyone with information about this investigation to contact the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigation Division – Crimes Against Children Detail at (909) 387-3615. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at 

Refer: Detective Guerra 

Station: Crimes Against Children 

Phone No. (909) 387-3615 

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700

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