California Man Arrested For Sexually Abusing Sandy Teen

On Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Child Abuse Team, with the assistance from the U.S. Marshals Office, arrested 48-year-old John David Bowe in Pomona, CA on the following charges:

  • 2 counts of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree
  • 2 counts of Sodomy in the First Degree
  • 1 count of Luring a Minor
  • 1 count of Online Sexual Corruption of a Child

Bowe was arrested following an investigation into allegations he had sexually assaulted a 13-year female victim during the early morning hours of Monday, October 16, 2017 in unincorporated Clackamas County, near Sandy.

Bowe is currently in the San Bernardino County Jail awaiting extradition to Oregon. His complete San Bernadino Jail booking info is here:

Bowe has been a registered sex offender in California since March 2002.

Through the investigation, Sheriff's Office detectives learned that Bowe is known to have frequented locations where children congregate. Bowe is believed to also have had contact with multiple families with minor children.

Detectives are seeking information on any other potential victims.


Sheriff's Office detectives are asking anyone who may have had contact with Mr. Bowe while children were present to please get in touch with investigators. Anyone with information can contact the Sheriff's Office Tip Line -- by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online email form at . Please reference CCSO Case # 17-27368.


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