City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
Fax : (916) 808-0818
www.sacpd.org

MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20090210-019
Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Man Who Preyed On Children Taken Into Custody

On Tuesday, February 9, 2009, the Sacramento Police Department’s Sexual Assault detectives arrested 47 year-old Daniel Caldwell on eight counts of Lewd and Lascivious acts with minors. Caldwell was arrested at 1560 Grand Avenue, Big D’s BBQ.

Based on the investigation, detectives believe that Daniel Caldwell sexually assaulted and/or inappropriately touched at least eight different female juveniles over an eight year period from 2000 through 2008. Caldwell committed these acts when the children were in his care or custody either out camping, sleeping over his house, or while employed at his business. Caldwell’s victims ranged between the ages of seven through seventeen.

The investigation in ongoing, Detectives would like to speak to anyone else who may have been victimized by Caldwell.

The Sacramento Police Department urges any additional victims or anyone with information pertaining to this crime to call our Hotline number (916) 808-0584.

Daniel Caldwell

Daniel Caldwell

Sacramento Police Media Relations · (916) 808-0808 · spdpio@pd.cityofsacramento.org

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