On September 4, 2014 Chino Valley Police Department received a report that a Chino Valley man had molested a child. The investigation was turned over to detectives for follow up. Detectives conducted a thorough investigation and subsequently made an arrest.
Jason Scherer, a 35 year old Chino Valley resident, was arrested December 23, 2014 on 10 counts of Molestation of a Child, 3 counts of Sexual Contact with a Minor and one count of Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child.
The investigation indicates Mr. Scherer engaged in multiple illegal sexual acts and contact with a child less than 5 years of age back in 2010. The acts continued multiple times over a 4-6 month period. Investigators were able to conduct the investigation and obtain a detailed confession from Jason Scherer after his arrest.
Jason was booked into the Yavapai County Jail. The case has been sent to the Yavapai County Attorney’s Office for further review and additional follow up is being conducted.