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261(a)(2) PC Rape by Force

Post Date:02/26/2014 11:30 AM

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BARSTOW POLICE DEPARTMENT

220 EAST MOUNTAIN VIEW

BARSTOW, CA 92311

(760) 256-2211

(760) 256-2215 (fax)

PRESS RELEASE

OFFENSES:                                     261(a)(2) PC  Rape by Force                                288(b)(1) PC Lewd and Lascivious Acts by Force (victim under the age of 14 years)                                                                                  

CR NUMBER:                                  13-0766

DATE OF CRIME:                            February 26, 2013

DATE OF PRESS RELEASE:         March 5, 2013

VICTIM:                                             Confidential, 13 year old female

SUSPECT:                                       Dimekko Alexander, 19 year old, Barstow resident

                                                            Dimekko Alexander

CASE AGENT:                                Detective Keith Libby

SYNOPSIS:              On February 26, 2013 Barstow Police officers were dispatched to the offices of a local medical group, for a report of a pregnant 13 year old girl.  The initial investigation revealed that the pregnancy was the result of a sexual assault.  The suspect was identified as Dimekko Alexander.  On March 4, 2013 Alexander was located at the home of a family member in the 200 block of Bighorn Ct. in Barstow.  He was arrested and transported to the Barstow Police Department Detective Division offices for further investigation.  Additional evidence, implicating Alexander as the suspect was gained and he was subsequently booked at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department jail for PC 261 (a)(2) Rape by Force and PC 288(b)(1) Lewd and lascivious Acts with a child under the age of 14, by force.

Detectives discovered that Alexander was an acquaintance of the victim’s family and, at this time, it is not believed that there are any additional victims.  However, this investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact the Barstow Police Department at 760-256-2211.  Callers who wish to remain anonymous may contact the WE Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME
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