NEWS, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contacts: Lt. Jeff Hallock, 714.904.7042, JHallock@ocsd.org; Emily Osterberg, 714.647.1840, EOsterberg@ocsd.org
Suspect Arrested on Sex Charges, Investigators Seeking Additional Victims
SANTA ANA, Calif. (September 11, 2015) – On Thursday, September 10, 2015, Orange County Sheriff’s Department Special Victim’s Unit investigators arrested Mark Falkowski, 28, Long Beach, on sex charges related to inappropriate electronic communication with a female juvenile. Beginning in early 2014, Falkowski is believed to have engaged in the exchange of inappropriate e-mails and conversation via Skype with the victim.
Approximately one week ago, Sheriff’s investigators were made aware of the inappropriate relationship after discovery of several inappropriate e-mails between Falkowski and the victim. Investigators began collecting evidence and obtained information that indicated that Falkowski and the victim were still involved in a sexual relationship, even though the victim now lives out-of-state. Following Falkowski’s arrest, Sheriff’s investigators were assisted by the Los Angeles Internet Crimes Against Children (LAICAC) Task Force with a subsequent search warrant of Falkowski’s residence. Continue reading