Jurupa Valley pastor accused of sexually assaulting minor

The lead pastor at New Beginnings Community Church in Jurupa Valley has been arrested, accused of sexually assaulting a minor at church. 

Investigators with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office they were made aware of the incident on November 8th after a girl reported the crime.

Officials say the suspect, 51-year-old Sean Ortiz, sexually assaulted a female parishioner at the church at least twice. Ortiz was located at his house and taken into custody. 

Investigators are asking for any additional victims to come forward. Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station by calling (951) 955-2600.