San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputy Jeremie Cox was arrested on Friday for "continuous sexual abuse of a child" under the age of 14. Cox worked as a SBSD deputy for over 25 years, but is no longer employed by the department. According to an official SBSD press release he is currently being held in the San Bernardino County Jail on $750,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow.
According to media reports, Cox is charged with engaging in substantial sexual conduct with a child under the age of 14 at least three times over the course of three or more months while living with or having direct access to him. He is also accused of having oral copulation with a child and committing a lewd or lascivious act with a child of 14 or 15 years of age when the victim is more than 10 years younger.
According to public records, Jeremie R. Cox is a 50 year old resident of Yucca Valley, California know to use the email address jeremiecox[at]yahoo.com. He is a registered Republican with no prior criminal record.