Needles. CA: Deputies arrested a man for annoying or molesting a child and failure to register.

Needles. CA: Deputies arrested a man for annoying or molesting a child and failure to register.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at 10:29pm PT on Friday, May 11th, 2018, deputies responded to the 300 block of Cibola Street in Needles, California for a family dispute.

Through an investigation, the deputies gained information suspect, identified as 47 year old Frederick Hamilton Jauss from Needles, California, had recently committed a sex crime against an under aged female family member.

After investigators interviewed Jauss, he was arrested and booked at the Needles Jail.

Jauss bail was set at $100,000.00.

Jauss had also failed to update his sex offender registration address and he has a prior conviction for child molestation.

Jauss was booked on an additional charge of Failing to Register.

This investigation is still on-going.

Those with information are urged to contact Deputy Tizzard or Detective Caronna at (760) 326-9200.

Those wishing to remain anonymous can call the WeTip Hotline at (800)-78-CRIME(27463) or leave information online at: wetip.com.

** Press Release: **

https://local.nixle.com/alert/6562994/

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