SIMI VALLEY (CBSLA.com) — Authorities in Simi Valley have arrested a man they said sexually assaulted an underage relative on numerous occasions over several years.
In May of 2014, Simi Valley police detectives said they began a child-molestation investigation involving David William Turner, 50, of Moorpark.READ MORE: Scott Peterson Resentenced To Life In Prison In Pregnant Wife’s Slaying
An adult family member told authorities that Turner repeatedly molested him/her between the ages of 11 and 17.
Authorities did not disclose the gender of the victim.READ MORE: Toby, Tik Tok's Baseball-Loving Beagle, Given VIP Tour Of Dodger Stadium
During the time period the victim alleges abuse by Turner, the two lived under the same roof in Simi Valley.
Detectives said they were able to develop strong evidence against Turner, and arrested him Thursday.
Turner was booked at the East Valley Sheriff’s station and charged with sodomy on a child under 14, oral copulation on a child under 14 and lewd acts on a minor under 14 years old.MORE NEWS: Thousands Of LAUSD Students Still Unvaccinated As Deadline Nears
Anyone with information related to Turner can contact Simi Valley police detective Brian Young at (805) 583-6248.