Sutter sheriff's captain facing child abuse charges

Dec 16, 2014 7:37 PM by News Staff

A captain with the Sutter County Sheriff's Department was arrested by police Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of child abuse.

On Monday, Yuba City Police received information alleging that Lewis McElfresh, Jr, 57, had abused a girl over the age of 14.

Yuba City detectives conducted an investigation, which led to McElFresh being arrested Tuesday afternoon on a charge of child abuse.

He is currently in custody at the Sutter County Jail, where he is being held in lieu of $50,000.


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