Eureka Police Department press release:

On March 31, 2021, the Eureka Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing Team (POP), with assistance from the Humboldt County Drug Task Force (DTF), arrested 41- year-old Jorge Alcazar Vasquez of Rio Dell following a months-long investigation into ongoing sexual assault of a child under 10.

The Eureka Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Section (CIS) headed the investigation into the ongoing assaults that occurred in Eureka. The report was submitted to the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office and an arrest warrant for Alcazar Vasquez was issued.

Alcazar Vasquez was transported and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility for oral copulation or penetration with a child under 10, sexual intercourse or sodomy with a child under 10, and recurring sexual conduct with a child. Bail is set at $1,705,000.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Corrie Watson at (707) 441-4032.