LOS ANGELES – A 10-year veteran of the Los Angeles County
Sheriff’s Department has been charged in a felony complaint for
arrest warrant for allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with
an underage girl, the District Attorney’s Office announced.
Manuel Enrique Perallon Jr., 36 (dob 4/26/76), is charged in case
No. BA396751 with one felony count of oral copulation of a person
under 18 and misdemeanor child molesting.
Perallon, who was arrested yesterday and is out on $70,000 bond,
is expected to be arraigned on May 16 in Department 30 of the Foltz
Criminal Justice Center. The case was filed for warrant on April 23.
The alleged offenses involve one victim and occurred between
April 29 and May 1, 2011. At the time of the alleged crimes,
Perallon was assigned to Cerritos Station where he oversaw the
Explorer Program. The defendant met the victim, who was 16 at the
time, through the program.
If convicted as charged, Perallon faces a maximum prison term of
Deputy District Attorney Renee Chang of the Justice System
Integrity Division is assigned to the case. Investigators of the
Sheriff’s Special Victims Bureau are investigating the case.