LAW ENFORCEMENT SEEKS PUBLIC’S HELP IDENTIFYING POTENTIAL ADDITIONAL VICTIMS OF AYSO VOLUNTEER CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTING TO LURE TWO BOYS TO COMMIT LEWD ACTS

For Immediate Release
Case # 13NF3445
             





October 15, 2013

Susan Kang Schroeder
Chief of Staff
Office: 714-347-8408
Cell: 714-292-2718

Farrah Emami
Spokesperson
Office: 714-347-8405
Cell: 714-323-4486

LAW ENFORCEMENT SEEKS PUBLIC’S HELP IDENTIFYING POTENTIAL ADDITIONAL VICTIMS OF AYSO VOLUNTEER CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTING TO LURE TWO BOYS TO COMMIT LEWD ACTS

 

SANTA ANA – Law enforcement is seeking the public’s help identifying potential additional victims of an American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) volunteer charged with attempting to lure two boys to commit lewd acts. Faris Ousamah Nesheiwat, 19, La Mirada, is charged with three felony counts of contacting a child with the intent to commit lewd acts and one felony count of attempting to commit lewd acts upon a child under 14 years old. If convicted, Nesheiwat faces a maximum sentence of six years in state prison and mandatory lifetime sex offender registration. He is out of custody on $100,000 bail and is scheduled for arraignment, Nov. 6, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. in Department N-3, North Justice Center, Fullerton.

 

Nesheiwat was a volunteer at AYSO and worked in various roles for the organization.

 

Between April 12, 2013, and April 20, 2013, Nesheiwat is accused of contacting John Doe #1 with the intent of committing or attempting to commit lewd acts.

 

Between March 1, 2013, and June 30, 2013, Nesheiwat is accused of contacting John Doe #2 with the intent of committing lewd acts. On Oct. 8, 2013, Nesheiwat was arrested by the La Habra Police Department (LHPD), who investigated this case.

 

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with additional information or who believes they have been a victim is encouraged to contact Supervising District Attorney Investigator Paul Carvo at (714) 347-8794 or LHPD Detective David Diaz at (562) 905-9762.

 

If convicted, Nesheiwat will be barred from entering County recreational areas and City parks which have passed the Sex Offender Ordinance. Visit www.orangecountyda.com to read the prior press releases on the County’s Sex Offender Ordinance as well as the 14 other cities that have enacted the Child Safety Zone Ordinance.

 

Deputy District Attorney Nancy Hayashida of the Sexual Assault Unit is prosecuting this case.