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42-Year-Old Hesperia Man Arrested For Sex Crimes With a Child



HESPERIA, Calif.(– Authorities arrested a 42-year-old Hesperia man suspected of a sex crime with a child under the age of 14.

On Saturday, December 10, 2016, at approximately 10:47 a.m., Deputies of the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to Desert Valley Hospital reference a possible sex crime involving a child.

Through investigation, deputies learned the reported crimes took place over several years at the victim’s residence where the suspect also resides.

Authorities identified the suspect as Omar Khayyan Watson. A search warrant was served at his residence in the city of Hesperia.

Watson was later located, arrested and booked at HDDC on charges of PC288(a)- Lewd and lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14 and PC288a(a)- sex crimes, with bail set at $250,000.00.

This is an ongoing investigation. At this time there is no reason to believe there are additional victims.