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San Jose PD Arrests Suspect for Annoying or Molesting a Child Under Age 18
Filed under Press Release, on 11/26/2019 5:45:00 PM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Annoying or Molesting a Child Under Age 18 CASE NUMBER: 19-309-0510, 19-312-0282, 19-316-0274
VICTIM #1: Withheld  AGE: 16 Years
VICTIM #2: Withheld AGE: 16 Years
VICTIM #3: Withheld 
AGE: 16 Years
VICTIM #4: Withheld AGE: 15 Years

SUSPECT: Edgar Bugarin AGE: 31 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose resident
Suspect Edgar Bugarin


San Jose, Calif. - The San Jose Police Department’s Sexual Assault Investigations Unit (SAIU) arrested Edgar Bugarin for multiple counts of annoying or molesting a child under the age of 18.

Between May 2019 and November 12, 2019, detectives investigated four separate cases where the suspect contacted the female victims in the area of Overfelt High School in San Jose. The suspect approached the victims on foot or in his gray 2004 BMW 530i and asked them sexually explicit questions.

Follow-up investigation by patrol officers and SAIU detectives led to the identification of suspect Edgar Bugarin. On Tuesday, November 26, 2019, SAIU detectives arrested Bugarin without incident at his residence in San Jose. Bugarin was subsequently booked into Santa Clara County Jail on 4 counts of felony annoying or molesting a child under the age of 18.

Anyone with information about these cases or other cases involving this suspect is asked to contact Detective Lisa Tindall of the San Jose Police Department's Sexual Assault Investigations Unit at 408-277-4102.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867), or click the "Submit a Tip" link below. Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a cash reward from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers. 

BY: Sgt. Enrique Garcia #2936 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Brian Anderson #3459
DATE: 11/26/19 TIME: 5:45 PM DATE: 11/26/19 TIME: 5:45 PM


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