Crime

Roohallah Mobarez, Highlands Ranch dental assistant, charged with sex assault on four kids

The last thing a parent wants to worry about when sending a child to the dentist is that an assistant will do terribly inappropriate things while the young patient is drugged or defenseless. But that's one possible interpretation of info released thus far about Roohallah Mobarez, twenty, who's been arrested for five counts of sexual assault on four different kids under twelve.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office fears the list of victims may be even longer.

"All we're saying at this point is that Mobarez was a dental assistant in the Highlands Ranch area, and that he resided in Castle Rock," notes Sergeant Ron Hanavan, spokesman for the office. "It's an ongoing investigation sealed by the court, and we're not releasing any information as to the relationships. But because of the nature of this crime, there may be additional victims."

Below, find the DougCo release about Mobarez's arrest, complete with a number for concerned parents to call, as well as a large version of his booking photos.

Douglas County Sheriff's Office release:

Castle Rock Man Arrested for Sexual Assault on a Child

NARRATIVE: DOUGLAS COUNTY: Douglas County Sheriff's Office Special Victims Unit arrested Roohallah Mobarez, age 20 from Castle Rock on 5 counts of sexual assault on a child C-4-F and one count of sexual assault on a child as a pattern of abuse C-3-F.

Detectives believe Mobarez assaulted four separate victims, under the age of 12, that where known by the suspect. Mobarez was arrested on 01/20/11 without incident and is being held on $75,000 bond at the Douglas County Detentions Facility.

This investigation is ongoing and Mobarez worked as a dental assistant in Highlands Ranch. Detectives are asking anyone who has information about additional victims, or any inappropriate conduct by Mobarez, to call the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Detective Dea Aragon at 303-814-7131.

This is an ongoing and active investigation and this case is sealed by order of the Court and no further information is available at this time.

More from our Colorado Crimes archive: "Anthony Ganter, babysitter from hell, accused of sexually assaulting fourteen male children."
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