Investigation

Investigation: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, the Beaumont Police Department responded to a 911 call from a victim who reported to have been physically and sexually assaulted by a male acquaintance. The victim was able to escape the residence in the 700 block of Stargazer, at approximately 2:11 pm, and contact law enforcement using a neighbor’s phone.

Officers arrived at the scene and were unable to contact the suspect at the residence. A perimeter was established, and officers were able to eventually detain the suspect without incident. Officers are still on scene at this time serving a search warrant to collect additional evidence. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of her injuries.

The suspect, identified as Russell Matthew Regalado, age 37, of Beaumont was taken into custody. Regalado was booked into Smith Correctional Facility for domestic violence, false imprisonment and sexual assault.

If anyone has any information about this case, please contact the On-Duty Watch Commander at 951-769-8500. Information can also be reported anonymously to crimetips@beaumontpd.org.

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