Ventura man attempts child molestation

VENTURA, Calif. On Wednesday, April 7, the Ventura Police Department served a search warrant at a home on the 100 block of East Simpson. During the service of the warrant, the suspect, Jacob Holder, 24, was arrested for attempted child molestation.

Investigators describe Holder as a prospective /*Hell's Angels*/ member. Police say he used that information to threaten and intimidate the victim and a witness, telling them not to cooperate with investigators.

Holder was booked into Ventura County Jail for attempted child molestation, criminal threats, witness intimidation, and street terrorism. The investigation into the case is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ventura Police Department at (805) 339-4343, or make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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