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Nine Suspects Arrested for Attempting to Meet with a Minor Boy for Sex

Nine Suspects Arrested for Attempting to Meet with a Minor Boy for Sex

RANCHO CUCAMONGA – Nine male suspects were arrested during a 9-day online operation targeting adult suspects who attempted to meet a minor to engage in sexual acts.

Of the nine men, two were determined to work at schools recently or in the past, one for the Banning Unified School District and the other in the Temecula Valley. The operation was done by detectives using an unmonitored social media account posing as a 14-year-old boy. Rancho Cucamonga Police Department officials said that the suspects chatted back and forth with who they believed was a 14-year-old boy. All chatted for various lengths of time and all, with the exception of Pedregon sent nude photos of themselves to the decoy, who they believed was a minor. All nine suspects planned to meet with the decoy in a public place in the City of Rancho Cucamonga and all arrived at the plan locations where detectives were waiting. The locations included parks and public parking lots.

Christopher Ramirez, 37, of Upland, was contacted and arrested on Friday, August 10, 2018. Ramirez was found to be a registered sex offender on felony probation from a Los Angeles County conviction. The conviction in Los Angeles County was for similar acts authorities said. Ramirez has been convicted of Meeting a Minor for Sex Acts for this case and was sentenced to 3 years in prison.

Javier Armijo, 44, of Wildomar, has worked as a school teacher for various schools in Temecula Valley. Although he is a teacher by trade, he is not currently employed at a school. On Tuesday, August 14, 2018, Armijo was arrested and booked into the West Valley Detention Center where he is being held in lieu of $275,000 bail. Armijo is scheduled to appear at the Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court on September 12, 2018.

Shadi Al-Abdual Razaq, 33, of Rancho Cucamonga, was arrested on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, and was booked into the West Valley Detention Center. Alabdual-Razaq posted bail and was released from custody on Friday, August 17, 2018. Alabdual-Razaq will appear at the Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court on October 17, 2018.

Roberto Silva, 52, of Rancho Cucamonga, was arrested on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, and was booked into the West Valley Detention Center. Silva posted bail and was released on Thursday, August 16, 2018. Silva is scheduled to appear at the Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court on September 12, 2018.

Jamie Bosworth, 36, of Yucca Valley was arrested on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, and booked into the West Valley Detention Center. He remains in custody in lieu of $250,000 bail. He is scheduled to appear at the Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court on September 12, 2018.

Charles Patrick Mayer, 55, of Menifee, was arrested on Friday, August 17, 2018, and was booked into the West Valley Detention Center. Mayer was determined to be a teacher until the 2017-2018 school year and for the 2018-2019 school teacher was the Dean of Students at Nicolet Middle School in Banning. Mayer was also determined to be a priest on inactive leave as a priest due to a failure to adhere to Archdiocesan policies concerning interaction with youth and young adults. He is scheduled to appear at the Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court on September 26, 2018.

Dave Quinn, 47, of Stanton, was arrested and was booked into the West Valley Detention Center on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, “Quinn had discussed picking up the minor child and taking him back to his motel room in Yorba Linda,” Rancho Cucamonga Police Department officials said. Quinn is being held in lieu of $600,000 bail. He is scheduled to appear at the Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court on August 30, 2018.


Anthony Pedregon, 25, of Rancho Cucamonga, was arrested on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, and was booked into the West Valley Detention Center. Pedregon is being held in lieu of $250,000 bail. He is scheduled to appear at the Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court on September 4, 2018.

DaenAl-Kubaisi, 29, of Rancho Cucamonga, was arrested and booked into the West Valley Detention Center on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. He is being held in lieu of $350,000 bail. He is scheduled to appear at the Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court on September 4, 2018.

Through the various investigations, detectives are concerned that all of the suspects may have previously met with and engaged in sexual acts with other teenage boys in various cities throughout Southern California.

Detectives are releasing all their booking photos. If anyone recognizes any of the suspects or has information pertinent to this investigation, they are urged to contact the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department, Detective Bureau. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information at www.wetip.com.

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This article was written by a staff member of the 24/7 Headline News Organization

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