SBC Sheriff

A Parker man is being held in the San Bernardino County Jail in for his alleged role in a child molestation case in Earp, Calif. Jose Mario Tavizon, 42, of Parker, was arrested Aug. 5 and booked into jail for lewd acts with a child.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, began an investigation into a possible child molestation in Earp on April 2. They said Tavizon was known to the victim’s family.

Tavizon was interviewed by detectives on Aug. 5. At the end of that interview, he was arrested and booked into the Central Detention Center. He is being held on $250,000 bond.

It will be up to the District Attorney's Office to determine if any charges will be filed.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Det. Tim Preston or Det. Brandon Abell at the Colorado River Station at 760-326-9200. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We Tip Hotline at 1-800-782-7463 (78-CRIME). You can also leave information on the We Tip Hotline at


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