On Wednesday November 20th, 2019, the Sheriff’s Office received a report of 57 year old, Alfred Hoehl of Shasta Lake, molesting a 13 year old female family member.  The Victim’s name will remain confidential due to the nature of the investigation.

On Thursday, November 21st, detectives from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit took over the investigation. Detectives contacted Hoehl and he was interviewed regarding the allegations.  He agreed to voluntarily speak with detectives and ultimately confessed to molesting the child on many occasions in the past year.

Hoehl was arrested and transported to the Shasta County Jail, where he was booked for three counts of 288(a) PC, lewd or lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14.  One count of 288.5 Continuous sexual abuse of a child.  Three counts of Oral copulation, with a child under 14 years old.  Six counts of Penetration with a foreign object on a child under 14 years old.  Hoehl remains in custody with his bail set at $850,000.00.

The Major Crimes Unit is urging anyone that has information about this incident to contact the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit at 530-245-6135 or by email at mcu@co.shasta.ca.us.