Author: Lt. Raffaello Pata
Date: September 05, 2017 12:46 PM
Case Number: SR17-05608

Detectives Arrest San Rafael Resident in Sexual Assault of Two Children

San Rafael CA - During the month of August, 2017 SRPD Detectives conducted an investigation into a report of sexual abuse by an adult male. Two minor females who live in San Rafael were the reported victims. 

San Rafael Police Detectives interviewed people close to the suspect and victims to determine the facts and extent of the reported abuse. Detailed forensic interviews of the confidential victims were conducted with the collaboration of the Marin County District Attorney’s Office and assistance from Marin County Child and Family Services. The female victims reported that they suffered abuse on multiple occasions by an acquaintance in 2007.  The abuse appears to have been directed toward these two minors only.

On August 31st 2017 at approximately 6:00AM, SRPD Detectives arrested Abraham Elisio Vargas Lopez, a 31 year old resident of San Rafael CA.  He was booked for 4 counts PC 288(C)(1) Lewd Acts with a Child Under 14 Years of Age.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call San Rafael Police at (415) 485-3000. Tips can also be made online at

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Last Modified: September 05, 2017 3:45 EDT (by Holm)

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