LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. – A Lake Elsinore man was arrested after authorities were made aware of an inappropriate relationship between him and a 13-year-old girl.
On Monday, July 15, 2019, deputies from the Lake Elsinore Station responded to the 2400 block of Gazania Way in the City of Lake Elsinore for the report of lewd acts with a child. Investigators assumed the investigation and learned that Edwin Castro Sangalang, 45, of Lake Elsinore, began his sexual involvement with the child around 4 years ago.
Sangalang lived in the Cities of Chino Hills and Perris at the time of the incidents and moved to Lake Elsinore in the past year. On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, Investigators responded to Westwood Boulevard and Weyburn Avenue in the City of Los Angeles and arrested Sangalang at his place of employment for approximately 200 counts of felony sexual assault.
Sangalang was booked at the Cois Byrd Detention Center and is being held on an one-million-dollar bail. The investigation is on-going and anyone with further information on this case is encouraged to contact Investigator Jeremy Klemp from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station by calling (951) 245-3300.
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