Placerville Police Make Arrest in Child Molest Case

by admin / Nov 19, 2014 / 0 comments
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Placerville, CA – Victim was allegedly molested by friend’s father while staying at their residence.

On Monday, November 17, 2014, Placerville Police Department arrested Jeffrey Hitt for PC 288 (c)(1), lewd, lascivious acts to a minor. The investigation into Hitt began on Friday, November 14, 2014 after receiving a call from a member of Hitt’s family who was concerned for the juvenile victim.

The victim was later interviewed by a forensic interviewer and provided a detailed statement. Based on her statements, Hitt was subsequently arrested. Hitt was also interviewed and made several admission statements which were consistent to the victim’s statement.

Hitt is being held at the El Dorado County Jail with a $50,000 bail.

If anyone has additional information regarding Hitt or this investigation, please contact the Placerville Police Department at (530)642-5210.