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San Ramon man charged with sexually abusing children

Bail set at $12.7M for 20 counts; police think there could be more victims

A San Ramon man has been arrested and charged in connection with several crimes related to sexual assault.

Thomas Jon Pancoast, 46, has been charged by the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office with 11 counts of a lewd and lascivious act on a child under 14, two counts of rape of an intoxicated woman, five counts of lewd and lascivious acts on a minor 14 to 15 and two counts of sexual penetration by object on an intoxicated person, according to the San Ramon Police Department.

The case was presented to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office on Friday.

Police said Pancoast is currently being held with bail set at $12.7 million.

On March 16, the San Ramon Police Department received a report of a man who allegedly committed lewd and lascivious acts on multiple juveniles during the past three years, police said.

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Investigators were able to obtain search and arrest warrants, and Pancoast was taken into custody.

Police said four victims have come forward, and there is a possibility that more victims have not yet been identified.

Anyone with information on the investigation is asked to contact the San Ramon Police Department at 973-2763.

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San Ramon man charged with sexually abusing children

Bail set at $12.7M for 20 counts; police think there could be more victims

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A San Ramon man has been arrested and charged in connection with several crimes related to sexual assault.

Thomas Jon Pancoast, 46, has been charged by the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office with 11 counts of a lewd and lascivious act on a child under 14, two counts of rape of an intoxicated woman, five counts of lewd and lascivious acts on a minor 14 to 15 and two counts of sexual penetration by object on an intoxicated person, according to the San Ramon Police Department.

The case was presented to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office on Friday.

Police said Pancoast is currently being held with bail set at $12.7 million.

On March 16, the San Ramon Police Department received a report of a man who allegedly committed lewd and lascivious acts on multiple juveniles during the past three years, police said.

Investigators were able to obtain search and arrest warrants, and Pancoast was taken into custody.

Police said four victims have come forward, and there is a possibility that more victims have not yet been identified.

Anyone with information on the investigation is asked to contact the San Ramon Police Department at 973-2763.

— Bay City News Service

Comments

epic despacito
San Ramon Valley High School
on Apr 12, 2018 at 12:27 pm
epic despacito, San Ramon Valley High School
on Apr 12, 2018 at 12:27 pm

thats gonna be a yikes from me chief


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