SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — A Santa Ana boxing club owner and coach was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexual molestation of a minor, police said.
Edgar Ferraez Rivera, a 45-year-old resident of Riverside, was accused of sexually molesting a 13-year-old girl while she was training at So Cal Boxing Academy in Santa Ana.READ MORE: Jerry West Insulted At Being Left Off Jeanie Buss’ Top 5 Lakers List
According to police, Rivera was accused of the same crime involving a different 13-year-old girl in 2017 — though that incident was said not to have happened at the gym. In that case, police said Rivera was arrested after police investigated but was not prosecuted.READ MORE: Cache Of Fireworks Worth $50,000 Seized From Santa Ana Home
On Thursday, Rivera was booked at the Orange County Jail for child molestation charges stemming from the 2017 incident and the most recent case. His bail was set at $500,000.MORE NEWS: Bill Maher Tests Positive For COVID-19
Police believe there might be additional victims and asked anyone with information to call Det. Nick Vega or Officer Matthew Thomas at 714-245-8368.