VICTORVILLE-(VVNG.com): A 26-year-old Victorville man was arrested on Tuesday, March 24th following several reports of annoying children and indecent exposure. The incidents took place in multiple occurrences to females from 13-17 years of age.
The male, later identified as David Adaberto Vargas approached these juvenile females in the areas of La Mesa Road and Stanford Street/ Arvilla Drive, Princeton Drive/ Mesa Linda Avenue and Dos Palmas Road in Victorville.
On September 4, 2014 at approximately 4:00 p.m., Vargas approached the 17-year-old female victim near La Mesa Road and Stanford Drive while she was walking to school.
From January 7, 2015 to March 16, 2015 in the morning around 7:30 a.m., Vargas approached the other female victims in the areas of Arvilla Drive and Princeton Drive and Mesa Linda Avenue and Dos Palmas Road in his vehicle and asked the victims for directions to the mall. He continued to follow the victims in his car as they tried to walk away, causing the victims to have concern for their safety. Vargas masturbated in his car in front of three of these victims. Vargas drove a 2001 white Chevrolet Malibu four door sedan with license plate 7ENL446, and later drove a 1996 black Nissan Maxima four door sedan with the same license plate.
Vargas was arrested on March 24, 2015 for multiple counts of annoying and molesting children with a prior conviction, and was booked into the High Desert Detention Center with a $100,000 bail amount.
It is believed that Vargas committed similar acts that were not reported. Anyone with information regarding these assaults is asked to contact the Victorville Station, Detective Gardner at (760)241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com.