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SJPD arrests Soccer Coach for Sex Crimes
Filed under Press Release, on 12/10/2019 5:00:00 PM by Author: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103.

TYPE OF CRIME: Annoying or Molesting a Child under the age of 18 CASE NUMBER: 19-331-0389
VICTIM #1: Withheld AGE: 16 Years (female)

VICTIM #2: Withheld
AGE: 16 Years (female)

 VICTIM #3: Withheld AGE: 15 Years (female)
SUSPECT: Ricardo Gutierrez AGE: 34 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
Suspect: Ricardo Gutierrez


San Jose, Calif. - The San Jose Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force/Child Exploitation Detail (CED) arrested suspect Ricardo Gutierrez for multiple counts of annoying or molesting a child under the age of 18.  

In early November, 2019, The San Jose Police Department received information that suspect Gutierrez engaged in inappropriate behavior with the victims.  The suspect is a walk-on varsity soccer coach at Gunderson High School in San Jose and a coach for San Jose Surf competitive girls' soccer team.  The investigation revealed that the suspect engaged in inappropriate behavior with the victims between November, 2018 to November, 2019.  The incidents occurred in San Jose.    

On Monday, December 9, 2019, the suspect self-surrendered to detectives at the San Jose Police Department.  He was taken into custody and subsequently booked into Santa Clara County jail for 3 counts of annoying or molesting a child under the age of 18 (misdemeanor) - Penal Code 647.6.  

Anyone with information on these cases or other cases involving the suspect is urged to contact Detective Michael O'Grady of the San Jose Police Department's ICAC/CED Unit at (408) 537-1382.

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: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103  AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Brian Anderson #3459
DATE: 12/10/19 TIME: 4:30 PM DATE: 12/10/19 TIME: 4:30 PM


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