Attorney General Lockyer and Placer County Law Enforcement Officials Announce Arrest of Former Deputy Sheriff

Hotline is Created for Persons with Information Related to the Case

Tuesday, May 16, 2000
Contact: (415) 703-5837, agpressoffice@doj.ca.gov

(AUBURN) – Placer County District Attorney Brad Fenocchio, Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner and Attorney General Bill Lockyer today announced that former Placer County Deputy Sheriff Randy Hall was arrested last night on charges alleging he sexually assaulted and falsely imprisoned three separate women.

Hall’s arrest stems from a five-month multi-jurisdictional investigation by the Placer County Sheriff, District Attorney and the Attorney General’s offices into misconduct during the time Hall was employed as a Deputy with the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. The investigation was initiated after it was determined that Hall displayed the contents of a pornographic video to a 19-year-old woman in Butte County. The video depicted a minor involved in sexual acts with an adult. Hall has been charged in a felony complaint in Butte County alleging counts of false imprisonment and sexual battery in that case.

The current investigation was supported by the statements of several women who have complained that they were sexually assaulted and restrained by Hall when he was a deputy sheriff.

“My compliments to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in this investigation,” said Placer County District Attorney Brad Fenocchio. “It is unfortunate that the Sheriff’s Department has had to deal with a situation of this type involving a former employee.”

Hall resigned his position with the Placer County Sheriff’s Department in January of this year. Persons with information related to this case are urged to contact the Attorney General’s Office at (916) 323-8298.

Hall is scheduled to be arraigned in Placer County Superior Court, Wednesday, May 17.

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