LIVERMORE – A 35-year-old man was jailed Thursday after being arrested this week on suspicion of multiple felonies in connection with a series of attacks on women jogging along the trail, authorities said. blame said.
In a statement, a police spokesman said the department’s criminal investigation team began work in early December to identify a suspect in several batteries reported along a road near Boulevard. East and South Vasco Road. Police did not release further details about the alleged pin number.
Investigators identified Willie Richardson as a suspect; Authorities did not say how they came to that conclusion. Officers arrested the suspect at a traffic stop around 10:50 a.m. Tuesday. Detectives served a warrant to search Richardson’s home in Livermore and recover items believed to tie him to the reported crime.
“I am proud of our team, who worked tirelessly to identify the suspect and did our part to bring him to justice,” Livermore Police Chief Jeramy Young said. in a statement.
Richardson was booked into Santa Rita Jail on Tuesday night on suspicion of four sex-related counts and one felony count of assault with intent to commit a serious sex offence.
He was in custody Thursday afternoon with no imminent court date, according to an examination of county records.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Livermore police hotline at 925-371-4790. Callers can be anonymous.
Contact George Kelly at 408-859-5180.
https://www.mercurynews.com/2022/01/20/livermore-man-arrested-as-sexual-battery-suspect/ Livermore man arrested on suspicion of sex battery