Los Al Police release photo of alleged sexual predator seeking other victims

Los Al mugshot of Chad Joseph Katz. Courtesy photo

The Los Alamitos Police Department arrested Chad Joseph Katz, a 28-year-old resident of Temecula, CA in connection with a child exploitation case, the department has announced in a press release.

The Los Alamitos Police Department is requesting anyone with information to come forward.

On Nov. 6, a teenage female reported to the Los Alamitos Police Department of being a victim of a lewd/lascivious act.

The follow-up investigation revealed that the juvenile had fallen victim to several sex crimes. Furthermore, the suspect admitted that there are additional victims who are unidentified at this time.

The Los Alamitos Police Department encourages anyone with additional information about this case or any other potential victims to come forward and contact Detective Flynn at 562-431-2255 x422 or eflynn@cityoflosalmitos.org. We understand the sensitive nature of these crimes, and all information will be handled with the utmost confidentiality.

The potential charges against Chad Joseph Katz include:

  1. PC 288(A) Lewd/lascivious act with a child
  2. PC 261.5(D) Rape (victim under 16, offender oer 21)
  3. PC 288.4(B) Meeting a minor for sexual purposes

The Los Alamitos Police Department would like to emphasize its commitment to the safety

and well-being of children within our community. We take any crimes involving child exploitation very seriously.

“We want to thank the dedicated investigators working on this case. We remain committed to protecting the most vulnerable members of our society and holding offenders accountable,” said Los Al Police Chief Michael Claborn.

Further updates on this case will be provided as they become available.