They say the abuse apparently started when the girl was seven; she is now 14 years old.
During the investigation, police also learned of another young victim.
Sutherland also goes by the name Richard Broyles.
The district attorney's office has filed two felony counts of child molestation against him.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Inglewood police at (888) 41-CRIME (412-7463).