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Man Suspected Of Raping Child Arrested At Holiday Inn

Detectives went looking for the five-foot-two, 100-pound man and located him in a room at the Holiday Inn Express off Interstate 15 and Circle City Drive in Corona.

A 43-year-old Corona man suspected of sexually abusing multiple girls was behind bars today.

Paul Ronald Iturzaeta was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of rape of a minor under the influence of drugs or alcohol, statutory rape, sodomy and other sex-related allegations.

According to Corona police, officers were alerted on December 5 to a possible inappropriate relationship between Iturzaeta and a 15-year-old girl. The ensuing investigation revealed that the suspect was allegedly having sex with the minor and her 17-year-old sister -- the latter for at least two years, police said.

Detectives went looking for the five-foot-two, 100-pound man and located him in a room at the Holiday Inn Express off Interstate 15 and Circle City Drive in Corona.

"At the time of his arrest, he was in the company of his 16-year-old daughter and two additional female minors," according to a Corona police statement.

Iturzaeta was arrested without incident and booked into the Robert Presley Jail in Riverside, where he's being held in lieu of $500,000 bail.

According to Riverside County court records, Iturzaeta was convicted in April 2009 of misdemeanor disturbing the peace, to which he pleaded guilty as part of a pretrial settlement with the District Attorney's Office.

He had originally been charged with annoying or molesting a minor. Corona police said the case stemmed from contact the suspect had with a 13-year- old girl in May 2008.

American Girl December 08, 2012 at 05:38 PM
5ft 2? No wonder he is a such a creeper.
Jason EHS '99 December 09, 2012 at 10:14 PM
That DA should be shot for droppin the original charge to disturbing the peace...hopefully this time, this sicko gets a real DA that does his job so this freak can get off the street
censored messenger December 10, 2012 at 01:16 AM
It is the law for each legal Resident Alien to carry proof of their permission to be in the United States at all times... Follow the rules or get out of my country....
ROBERT BLACKMEN December 10, 2012 at 03:54 PM
Its about time.we should line them up and shoot them dead.these sick puppies preying on are kids..
Jewel December 11, 2012 at 07:44 AM
I know this man which is pretty crazy... Ever since I was in middle school I had an odd feeling about him like something was wrong with him.. All my friends hung out with him and tried to get me to . Like what are you doing hanging out with little girls
no name December 12, 2012 at 08:51 PM
So true my daughter was the first victim and he ruined her childhood and the police were forewarned about the relationship he had with the 17 year old 2 hears ago and did nothing.
Karlee Gray December 13, 2012 at 02:03 AM
Finally!!!! We thought nobody was listening. "Mr. Paul" Even though you thought you were in the clear, I guess you should have been looking over your shoulder. I am so glad you will finally have your day in court. I hope the "Oh mom, God wouldn't let me get molested" won't fly over the heads of the jurors like it did over the heads of your 17 and 15 yr. old victims. How many more are the "Mr. Paul" ? I'm guessing at least 3 maybe more!!!! Merry Christmas to all the young girls that might have been saved because you were finally caught and put were you belong! Now let's just hope u get a long term stay where you are.....
Karlee Gray December 13, 2012 at 02:16 AM
Dear EB, U were brave and nobody believed you. Always remember, I believed every word you said. I defended you at every turn. I always knew you were not lying!!! I guess that's why I was never added to a witness list. U did the right thing and now everyone will know that, " You were telling the truth" God bless you and your family for standing up for you and the truth even when the odds were so stacked against u. Tonight, You EB are my HERO!!!!
LadyLoLo616 December 26, 2012 at 05:34 PM
JUST SHOCKS ME TO HELL!! My daughter used to hang out with him, and went places with him. I made sure to ask over and over if he did anything.. thank god he didn't!! I totally thought he was Gay, he presented himself that way for some reason..what a cover. hope he gets it good in Prison!!!!!!
LadyLoLo616 December 26, 2012 at 05:40 PM
No kidding, his cover was acting like a girl! i even thought he was Gay.. His poor daughter, is all i keep thinking about!!
Annony mouse January 24, 2013 at 06:58 AM
Check your facts. He is a US citizen and has been for many years. That said, he doesn't deserve the chance to do any more damage on US soil or anywhere else.
Jaymee Isaacs April 16, 2013 at 07:23 AM
Its all true I know these girls even worse the younger sister is pregnant apprx 4 months, I wonder whose kid it is..
Bob jones April 17, 2013 at 06:33 AM
spreading rumors haha

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