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Arcadia Rec Department Employee Arrested on Suspicion of Committing Lewd Acts With a Child

Photograph of the suspect. – Courtesy photo / Arcadia PD

Originally posted April 1 at 11:19 a.m. / Updated April 3 at 2:44 p.m. to reflect addition of suspect’s photograph

On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, the Arcadia Recreation and Community Services Department received information of a suspicious physical contact between one of their part-time employees and a female juvenile who was attending the Afterschool Recreation Program at Longley Way Elementary School, in Arcadia. Arcadia Recreation and Community Services immediately notified the Arcadia Police Department.

Police Detectives spoke with several employees and juveniles who worked at, or attended, the Afterschool Recreation Program. Police Detectives learned there were other instances of suspicious contact between the suspect and additional female juveniles, but nothing overtly sexual in nature. Detectives interviewed the suspect, and he was arrested for suspicion of violating Penal Code Section 288(a) – lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14.

The arrestee is identified as Moises Davila, a 20-year-old resident of Arcadia. Davila is currently being booked and housed at the Arcadia Police Department Jail. Davila’s bail is $100,000.

The case is currently under investigation. Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Arcadia Police Department at (626) 574-5151, case number 190435. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” mobile app on Google Play or the Apple App Store, or by using the website lacrimestoppers.org.

April 1, 2019

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