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Basketball Coach's Alleged Sex With Minors Has Investigators Seeking Public's Help

Dominic Leon Evans, 49, of Perris could face life in prison if convicted.

Riverside County sheriff's officials are asking any witnesses or other potential victims of a Perris High School volunteer basketball coach charged with two dozen sex-related felonies to come forward.

Perris resident Dominic Leon Evans, who is 49 years old according to jail records, could face life in prison if convicted of multiple counts of lewd acts on a minor, sexual penetration with a foreign object, sodomy on a child under 16 years old and possession of child pornography.

Evans is being held in lieu of $50,000 bail at the Southwest Detention Center in French Valley.

According to the sheriff's department, Evans was arrested after investigators executed a search warrant at his house at 820 Perris Blvd. on Nov. 13.

The basis for the warrant was not disclosed.

Sheriff's officials said Evans volunteered as an assistant boys' and girls' basketball coach at Perris High School.

It wasn't immediately known if the alleged victims were students.

Evans is slated to appear for a felony settlement conference Thursday at the Riverside Hall of Justice.

censored messenger November 27, 2012 at 05:00 PM
A photo would help
Nancy November 27, 2012 at 06:32 PM
I do not understand why an investment of psychological testing and a thorough background check, including talking with family and friends, is not done before any one even thinks about bringing in a volunteer around children; at least a back ground check! The investment of time and $ is so small compared to the affects children will need to overcome to heal and live their lives normally. This is truly "THEFT", stealing innocence and invading these children. In southeast Asia, they cane criminals; why are our laws so lame here? I just do not get it! If the sick people were punished, I believe that the knowledge of GREAT PUNISHMENT would completely override even the sickest minds and they would refrain from their insane behavior! I know, innocent until PROVEN guilty and I agree but once they are PROVEN GUILTY, cane them PUBLICLY! There has to be consequences, there just has to be. I know for sure once the abusers stand before THE ONE AND ONLY POWERFUL, ALL KNOWING AND JUST GOD, they will have their day of GREAT PUNISHMENT FOR ETERNITY if they do not repent before they die!!! That is the final judgement! GOD IS THE FINAL AUTHORITY IN ALL THINGS, WHAT A RELIEF!!!
heather jones November 27, 2012 at 08:21 PM
It is important to know what you are talking about before you make a judgement. the allegations are just that and until the investigation is complete then we are not sure whether or not this man has done the things he is accused of. Individuals shold keep their judgement to themselves and wait for the judicial system to do their job. There are many people's lives at stake here and we must always keep that in mind.
Casillas November 27, 2012 at 09:53 PM
If you work for a casino you get a back ground check every year to keep gaming license, But when when you work for a school district they back ground check & drug test only when your hired. They never do it again. So you can drive a district vehicle, work around all those kids and be high on drugs be drunk or have charged and nothing will ever happen because they never check again. There are distrct employees that work in our own LEUSD that have faced charges do drugs and nothing is ever done to prevent it. The still have their jobs.
Becky Honkington November 27, 2012 at 10:44 PM
The VAST majority sexually abused kids are victims of family members of close family friends. A kid has more of a chance of being diddled by Uncle Jim than their preschool teacher.
Becky Honkington November 27, 2012 at 10:47 PM
And in regards to your assertion that the knowledge of GREAT PUNISHMENT would override the sickest minds, I wholeheartedly disagree. That is not how mental illness works.
Nancy November 28, 2012 at 01:13 AM
Yes Heather, I truly agree with you; I just forgot to add that part; I have obviously assumed here that the children were telling the truth and they don't always do so, I realize that. But more times than not, they have no reason to lie unless they have something against some one for some reason. I was thinking of all the ones who have been proven guilty that we see ALL THE TIME ON THE NEWS and how frequent it really is. Like the girl who was kept in that yard in a built up shed type place with that man and his girlfriend and made her mother 2 or 3 daughters (Lake Tahoe) and she was locked up there for so many years! And another boy who went through that same thing for several years, and of course Elizabeth Smart and all that she went through! Praise God for their supportive families; I think Elizabeth is is now married! Yeahhhhhh!!! And we cannot forget the sweet little one who was kidnapped at her own apartment and found sexually abused and killed and left at the foot of the Ortega mountains, right where the creep could see the area from his house he was living with his Mom. Those and many others that we never hear of are the the ones I am talking about and like I said, I forgot to insert that and I thank you for your insight and comments on it. You are so right, people have to be assumed innocent until PROVEN guilty!
True Authority November 28, 2012 at 01:26 AM
Nancy, shouldn't you be proselytizing on a downtown LA street corner with the other whackos instead of posting your punishing god nonsense here?
Nancy November 28, 2012 at 01:38 AM
Dear True Authority: We are still a FREE AMERICA, PRAISE, PRAISE AND PRAISE SOME MORE OUR GOD!!! Which makes FREEDOM OF SPEECH OUR RIGHT AND I AM TAKING IT; IT IS A GIFT FROM GOD TO BE AN AMERICAN!!! Why is my exercising MY FREEDOM OF SPEECH bothering you so much?
True Authority November 28, 2012 at 02:24 AM
Nancy, your freedom of speech doesn't bother me. Quite to the contrary, your over the top demonstration of religious zealotry absolutely amuses me. In fact, I even suggested a place where your crazy viewpoints might get even more of audience. I am so thankful that I am not stuck with your twisted idea of who God is, this world would be a bleak place if we were all stuck with your insane religious ideals.
censored messenger November 28, 2012 at 04:46 AM
A gift from God to be American? Isn't God an American, Nancy?
censored messenger November 28, 2012 at 04:47 AM
thanks!
Nancy November 28, 2012 at 06:46 AM
True Authority: Your opinion is your opinion and that's all it is. The truth of God's Word has been revealed to many besides myself. Jesus Christ came to die for us all, you choose to reject Him or not. He left Heaven by the way, to come here and had to be brutalized, tortured, spit on, ridiculed, beaten across His back 39 times (one for every disease known to man), a crown of thorns thrust DEEPLY in to His head, His beard pulled out, His face completely unrecognizable and while being mocked and laughed at. He was then forced to carry a wooden cross, that had to have weighed an unbelievable amount, for a very long distance up a hill where He knew He was going to be crucified (He was God in the flesh by the way=TOTALLY INNOCENT), then gets huge nails pounded in to His hands and feet nailing Him to that cross He carried. Then, they sliced His side open, and all this because of His great love for us all; then He says "Father, forgive them for they know not what they do"! Wow, could you do that, could I do that? Could any one but Him do that? No! He took all the sin of the world so we could live forever and ever with Him. I love Him with everything in me for His great sacrifice for me. It is only "twisted" in your eyes because you have not known this truth yet, that's it. You may want to consider reading John 3:16 in God's Word and much more that His Word says about my and millions of others' HERO AND GREAT DELIVERER. MATTHEW 5:3-10.
Nancy November 28, 2012 at 07:39 AM
Hello censored messenger: No, I do not think God is American. I do feel He greatly blessed America for many generations due to their humility toward Him and depending on Him for the things that were impossible to do without Him; the generations before us who claimed stake here in America had the humility and wisdom to see that they were only human and needed His guidance. Their prayers caused His Hand to stay upon this country for a very long time, MANY TIMES OVER! I do wonder how much more He is going to tolerate as so many have turned their backs on Him to "do their own thing". God to me is every single color and nationality! Furthermore, my husband, father, aunt, my husband's father and two of his brothers were all in the military, some experienced horrendous things; so bad that they could never talk about it, just like so many others who went to war after them and are suffering greatly in so many ways, because of it now! I do not take lightly that I have been privileged and yes, blessed, to have lived in this great nation for so many years! There have been millions of people for centuries, and now as you read this and daily, risking it all and sometimes dying to come here and enjoy and live in all of the blessings and freedoms in our great nation! It would be shameful for me not to see it as a gift from God's hand to be privileged to be here! You evidently perceived it differently than I meant it. Thank you.
Perezfam3 November 28, 2012 at 06:56 PM
I volunteer at my child's school all the time they r two different badges a Red badge which means u can volunteer but under supervision of a staff member at all time and a purple badge which mean u do have to get finger printed and background check. To be alone with child. So if this man did not have that than no children should have been unsupervised .. This is sad it had to happen.
Katie Friedmann November 29, 2012 at 04:54 AM
I know this man and worked with him daily. His nick name amounts co workers was "creeper" He constantly told me stories of him hooking up with young girls. (Of age tho) . Disgusting
lostforwords November 29, 2012 at 08:30 AM
Everyone here is losing sight on the main issue which is some young girl(s) lives have been forever changed. My heart goes out to the victims family(ies). Sad to say I dated a friend of his that would set him up with girls then cover for him. Just like Katie said he would brag about his encounters with the woman to me and my ex Fiance (notice I said ex) After dating his friend for a while found out both were on porn sites, sex sites, meeting up with woman for three somes and going to swingers functions together. Just gross! So when I heard about this on the news was surprised but, then really wasn't. Knew they both were what I considered sex addicts but wouldn't think he would go so low as to be with minors. We must also keep in mind sex is like a drug if addicted, one well eventually try to get a high higher then the next. I'm sick to my stomach!
Katie Friedmann November 29, 2012 at 09:16 AM
I agree with lostforwords. Who knows how many girls and families are forever changed by this "man". Many people that have been molested go on to molest in the future. It's a sad domino effect. He did in fact mention the swinger clubs to me as well and CONSTANTLY pointed out any female that would walk by and ask me what I thought of her. I understand that he maybe a sex addict but molesting and sodamizing minors is a completly different kind of sickness. I imagine that type of act is more about power than sexual fulfillment.

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