Suspected Sexual Child Abuser Arrested NR16172aj

May 17, 2016

Los Angeles: Los Angeles
Police Department’s Sexually Exploited Child Unit (SECU), Juvenile
Division, conducted an investigation involving William Webb, an
assistant principal at Ramon C. Cortines High School of Visual and
Performing Arts.

The SECU detectives
assumed investigative responsibility in February 2015, after
receiving a Suspected Child Abuse Report (SCAR) alleging that a
prior student of Mr. Webb had been sexually abused by him while
Webb was assigned to Vista Middle School. The abuse began in 2006
when the victim was 14-years-old.

On May 17, 2016, the investigation resulted in the arrest of Mr.
Webb. His bail was set at $120,000. The Los Angeles District
Attorney’s Office has filed one count of 288(c)(1) PC -Lewd Acts
with a Child, one count of 288(A)(B)(1) PC- Oral Copulation, and
one count of 286(B)(1) PC- Sodomy.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call
the Sexually Exploited Child Unit, Juvenile Division at
213-486-0580, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. During non-business hours or on
weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7
(1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call
Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also
contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637
(C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages
should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips.”