OROVILLE, Calif. – The Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) arrested an Oroville man who they say is accused of continuous sexual abuse of a child.
In September 2020, a victim reported to BCSO detectives that he had been molested by his babysitter several years ago, detectives said. Authorities identified the babysitter as 34-year-old Lance Rogers, of Oroville.
Detectives interviewed several witnesses and obtained an arrest warrant for Rogers. He was placed under arrest on Nov. 17 and faces charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child, and a felony count of oral copulation of a minor under the age of 14, according to BCSO.
Rogers was booked into the Butte County Jail and is scheduled to be arraigned at the Butte County Superior Court on Friday, Nov. 20 at 3 p.m.