The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office has filed charges against Kenneth Henry Murphy (Age 32 of Big Bear) with child molestation in Big Bear.


On Thursday, November 5, 2020 deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of suspected child molestation. Deputies were able to locate and arrest Kenneth Henry Murphy at Boulder Bay Park in Big Bear Lake.

After reviewing this case, our office has charged Mr. Murphy in violation of the following sections of the California Penal Code:

Penal Code Section 288.7(b) – Oral Copulation or Sexual Penetration With Child 10 Years Old or
Younger (Felony)

Any person 18 years of age or older who engages in oral copulation or sexual penetration, as defined in Section 289, with a child who is 10 years of age or younger is guilty of a felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for a term of 15 years to life.

Penal Code Section 288(a) – Lewd Act Upon a Child Under Age 14 (Felony)
Except as provided in subdivision (i), a person who willfully and lewdly commits any lewd or lascivious act, including any of the acts constituting other crimes provided for in Part 1, upon or with the body, or any part or member thereof, of a child who is under the age of 14 years, with the intent of arousing, appealing to, or gratifying the lust, passions, or sexual desires of that person or the child, is guilty of a felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for three, six, or eight years.
(3 Counts)


DA Case Number: 2020-00-0051559
Court Case Number: FSB20003775
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