Sonoma man arrested on multiple child sexual abuse charges
A 64-year-old Sonoma man was arrested on multiple child sexual abuse charges and is being held without bail.
According to Sgt. Cecile Focha, with the Sheriff’s Office of Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Investigations, at about 10 p.m. Tuesday, Sonoma police contacted the parent of a child regarding a sexual assault. After preliminary details, detectives from the sexual assault unit responded for further investigation.
The detectives obtained a search warrant for a residence and vehicle and subsequently arrested Kenneth Donald Hutchins, 64, of Sonoma.
Hutchins, who has been a Valley resident for more than 20 years, was booked into the county jail on charges of felony aggravated sexual assault of a child; felony continuous sexual abuse of a child; felony sexual abuse of a child under 10 years old; and felony oral copulation with a child under 14 years old.
If convicted, Hutchins faces 25 years to life in prison.
Any person with information on this case is encouraged to contact Detective Scott Singleton DVSA unit at 565-2650.