Highland man arrested for lewd acts with 2 girls in his care

HIGHLAND, Calif. (KABC) -- A Highland man has been arrested for committing lewd acts with two underage girls in his care for the past five years.

Matthew Alva, 21, was arrested Friday and booked for lewd and lascivious acts with a child at San Bernardino County Sheriff's Central Detention Center. His bail was set at $250,000.

Sheriff's detectives were contacted about the lewd acts on Thursday. They believe Alva has lived with the two girls on occasion and sexually assaulted them multiple times since 2010 in San Bernardino, Rialto and Muscoy.

He is scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday.

Anyone who may be a victim is asked to call Central Station, Det. Marshall at (909)387-3545.
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