SEXUAL ASSAULT SUSPECT ARRESTED
The Long Beach Police Department has made an arrest of a male adult suspect wanted in connection with a sexual assault and kidnapping that occurred involving a female victim.
Sex Crimes detectives were actively investigating the incident and following up leads. During their investigation, they were able to identify the person they believed to be responsible for the assault and kidnapping. He was identified as 39-year-old Jacob William Brown of Long Beach.
On Thursday, March 19, 2020, Long Beach PD detectives obtained a $1,000,000 Ramey Warrant for Brown’s arrest.
On Wednesday, March 24, 2020, at approximately 12:30 p.m., Brown was located outside of the City of Long Beach and taken into custody by Long Beach PD detectives. He was then booked at the Long Beach City Jail for the outstanding warrant and a bail was set at $1,000,000.
On Thursday, March 26, 2020, detectives presented the case to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office and charges were filed. Brown’s bail was set at $3,350,000.
Detectives are asking any additional victims and witnesses to please contact the Sex Crimes Detail (562) 570-7368, or the Non-emergency Police Dispatch at (562) 435-6711. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.
Original News Release 3/18/2020
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The Long Beach Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying an adult male suspect believed to be responsible for a sexual assault.
On Sunday, March 15, 2020, at approximately 6:45 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of Pine Avenue regarding a report of a kidnapping and sexual assault. Upon arrival, officers contacted an adult female victim reporting she had been sexually assaulted in her own vehicle.