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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Wednesday April 20th, 2022 :: 02:48 p.m. PDT

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#LASD #SVB SAFE Team Arrest, Seeking Additional Victims #WestHollywood #LA

On March 16, 2022, Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s West Hollywood Station investigated a Suspected Child Abuse Report (SCAR) and contacted a 13 year-old female victim. 
 
The victim told deputies in October and November of 2021 she was contacted on “Snapchat” by the suspect who offered to provide her alcohol and narcotics in exchange for explicit pictures and videos of the victim.
 
The investigation was assumed by the Special Victims Bureau, Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement (SAFE) Team along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Through a joint investigation, investigators were able to identify the suspect as Miles Alexander, MB/12-08-79, a resident of Pasadena.
 
On April 15, 2022, the suspect was ultimately arrested and booked at the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station.  The suspect is believed to have been a high school basketball coach for several schools in the San Gabriel Valley and a high school basketball referee in the Los Angeles area.
 
During the investigation, it became apparent the suspect was communicating with many individuals, mostly female, via the social media application, “Snapchat.” Investigators believe there may be additional victims.  Anyone with information about the suspect or believes they are a victim are encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Special Victims Bureau.
 
On Tuesday, April 19, 2022, the case was presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office who filed three counts of lewd act on child under age 14, and one count of using a minor for sex acts on Miles Alexander.  He remains in custody on $340,000 bail.
 
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department - Special Victims Bureau is tasked with investigating the sexual and physical abuse of children and felonious sexual assaults involving adult victims.  Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Special Victims Bureau toll free tip line at (877) 710-5273 or by email at [email protected]  If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired on Google play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 

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Deputy Veronica Fantom
Sheriff's Information Bureau  
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department  
211 West Temple Street,  
Los Angeles California 90012  
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Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
 
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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
211 E Temple St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 213-229-1700

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