Case # 14WF4079
Date: November 6, 2014
LAW ENFORCEMENT SEEKS PUBLIC’S HELP IDENTIFYING POTENTIAL ADDITIONAL VICTIMS OF MAN CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT AFTER MEETING VICTIMS THROUGH CRAIGSLIST
WESTMINSTER – The Orange County District Attorney’s Office and the Garden Grove Police Department (GGPD) are seeking the public’s help with identifying potential additional victims of a man charged with sexual assault after meeting his victims through Craigslist. Blaise Ryan Christie, 32, Garden Grove, is charged with two felony counts of sodomy by force with sentencing enhancement allegations for committing the specified offense against more than one victim. If convicted, Christie faces a maximum sentence of 30 years to life in state prison. He is being held on $1 million bail and is scheduled to be arraigned Dec. 3, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. in Department W-1, West Justice Center, Westminster.
Between September 2014 and October 2014, Christie is accused of posting an advertisement on Craigslist soliciting someone for companionship, offering thousands of dollars a week. On two separate occasions, Christie is accused of meeting with 24-year-old Jane Doe #1 and 20-year-old Jane Doe #2, engaging in consensual sex, and forcibly sodomizing the victims.
Anyone with additional information or who believes they have been a victim is encouraged to contact GGPD Detective Steve Heine at (714) 741-5422 or Supervising District Attorney Investigator Kelly Core at (714) 347-8794.
Deputy District Attorney Lexie Elliott of the Sexual Assault Unit is prosecuting this case.