Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date April 16, 2003
Contact Officer Felix Medina
Phone (909) 826-5939
Fax (909) 826-2594


Arrest Made for Sexual Assault of Minor

Riverside, Ca-  On Thursday, April 10, 2003, at approximately 11:28 pm, officers from the Riverside Police Department responded to the city of Corona to contact the victim of a possible rape that occurred in the City of Riverside. Investigators from the Riverside Police Departmentís Sexual Assault Child Abuse Unit later responded and arrested 32-year-old William Clayton Bragg of Murrieta for forcible rape. Bragg is an active-duty Marine, assigned to recruiting duties in Riverside.

The assault took place at the United States Marine Corp Recruiting Office located in the 10400 block of Magnolia Avenue, Riverside. The identity of the 17-year-old victim shall remain undisclosed due to the nature of the crime and the victimís age. Bragg was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center for one count of 261(a)(2) PC Forcible Rape.

Anyone with additional information regarding this case is encouraged to contact case agent Detective Pat Young at (909) 320-8006 or Sergeant Dan Hoxmeier at (909) 320-8053.