Lone Pine Man Charged with Child Molestation

Today, Inyo Sheriff Officers arrested a Lone Pine resident for alleged child molestation. Carma Roper with the Sheriffs Department reports that after a five month investigation, 53 year old Richard Douglas Olson of Lone Pine was arrested on a warrant issued by the Inyo Superior Court.

The five month investigation was a joint effort between the Inyo County Sheriffs Department, and Inyo District Attorney, along with assistance from the Orange County Sheriffs Department, and the Calaveras County District Attorney.

Olson was charged with felony child molestation. The victim is a twelve year old juvenile, according to Roper. Whether the victim is a male or female is not being released to protect the victims identity.

Olson is being held in the Inyo County Jail. Bail was set at $250,000.


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