Skip to Content

Beaumont Police Officer arrested after allegations of sexual misconduct

Diego Sanchez
Beaumont Police Dept.
Diego Sanchez

An officer with the Beaumont Police Department was arrested following allegations of sexual misconduct.

Diego Francisco Sanchez, 35, was arrested on Monday on Orange Avenue, according to county jail records.

The Beaumont Police Department confirmed Sanchez was arrested by the Riverside County Sheriff's Office. BPD spokesperson Marcedes Cashmer added that he was relieved of his duties before his arrest.

Statement by the Beaumont Police Department

"On February 13, 2024, an off-duty City of Beaumont Police Officer was arrested by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department for allegations of sexual misconduct.  Prior to his arrest, the police officer was relieved of all duties and is no longer an employee of the City of Beaumont. For further details regarding this criminal investigation and the arrest, please contact the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office."

Details on the incident that led to Sanchez's arrest remain limited, we've reached out to the Sheriff's Office for more information.

Sanchez is facing multiple charges, including rape, assault with intent to rape, false imprisonment, and oral copulation, according to jail records.

Jail records show that Sanchez is free on $55,000 bail. He is scheduled to appear in court on March 27.

Stay with News Channel 3 for continuing updates on this case.

Article Topic Follows: Crime

Jump to comments ↓

Jesus Reyes


News Channel 3 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content