The Redding Police Department Investigations Division has been conducting an extensive child sexual assault investigation. Dr. Benjamin Shettell is the focus of the investigation. Dr. Shettell is one of the owners of Fusion Health Care and Silhouette Medspa. We have interviewed several witnesses and have identified eight confidential victims.
The victims range in age from 6 years old to 17 years old. Some of the victims have been or were patients of Dr. Shettell. Throughout this investigation, we have served search warrants on Dr. Shettell’s offices, residence, and storage unit. During the service of the search warrants, Investigators located child pornography.
Dr. Shettell has been booked for several counts of sodomy and oral copulation acts involving minors. The Redding Police Department is submitting additional charges related to child sexual assault and possession of child pornography to the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office.
The Redding Police Department believes there may be additional victims and witnesses who have knowledge of Dr. Shettell. We are asking for anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact the Redding Police Department Investigations Division at (530)225-4214.