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Tri-Counties man accused of sexually assaulting teenage girls

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David von Diemar
A Ventura County man is accused of sexually assaulting multiple teenage girls

Detectives say three victims identified, but they think there may be more.

Detectives say they’ve arrested a Ventura County man who was a sexual predator targeting teenage girls.

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office began investigating Raul Garcia Gomez of Thousand Oaks in October, after a teenage girl told a school resource officer she had been sexually assaulted. Sheriff’s detectives say they identified three victims, but think they may be more.

The 24-year-old man was arrested on multiple felony charges ranging from kidnapping to sexual assault.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.