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Police Impersonator, Child Molester Arrested

Police Impersonator, Child Molester Arrested

Associated Press

June 17, 2011

LOS ANGELES (Ap) – A Van Nuys martial arts trainer was arrested Thursday after authorities claimed he kidnapped and molested several minors while impersonating an officer.

Joseph Reyes Rogero, 24, was arrested around 10 a.m. Thursday after LAPD detectives received several complaints of child annoying and child molest.

According to a statement from LAPD, he was arrested after an “exhaustive investigation” for kidnap and molesting several minors near Lawrence Middle School on Variel Avenue.

He faces 19 felony charges including kidnapping for child molesting and lewd acts on a child.

He is also accused of impersonating a law enforcement officer.

Rogero is accused of trying to arrest a 14-year-old girl as well as molesting another girl after telling her he needed to put a tracking device in her bra, police said.

Rogero is employed as a fighter/trainer at the M1 Global Gym on Canoga Avenue in Chatsworth.

He is being held on $1 million bail.

Detectives believe there may be additional victims.

Anyone with more information is encouraged to contact detectives at (818) 832-0980 or (818) 832-0985.


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    Robocop33

    about 3 years ago

    14618 Comments

    Oh they are just going to love this POS in prison! Impersonation the Police is bad enough but them to molest kids after that, just something that even inmates will not tolerate! Enjoy your time in prison AH and I hope that you do not survive your sentence. Karma is coming back to bite you in the butt, literally!

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    Twinker

    about 3 years ago

    1776 Comments

    tjobrien.... too true!!

  • Greensboroskyline_max50

    tjobrien

    about 3 years ago

    36 Comments

    A special place in hell.....and also a special place in prison.

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    Elite1grey

    about 3 years ago

    1722 Comments

    hummmm a case for shot while trying to escape i think

  • Untitledma28839986-0002_max50

    Irishcop1961

    about 3 years ago

    50482 Comments

    Bump Keithgrogg.

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    Keithgrogg

    about 3 years ago

    630 Comments

    There's a special place in hell for scum like this...

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    DALLASCRANE

    about 3 years ago

    19382 Comments

    Real Piece of Work........

  • John_groh_max50

    wiseass0282

    about 3 years ago

    10984 Comments

    I hope he dies in prison. Worthless pile of crap.

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