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Man accused of molesting boy in Sacramento 'strongly believed' to have abused other youths

July 2, 2010 | 10:13 am


Authorities in Sacramento "strongly believe" that a man accused of molesting a boy in Sacramento may have victimized youth in Southern California, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department.

Richard "Butch" Guillen, 60, is accused of molesting a 13-year-old boy at a Sacramento hotel in February. He was working as a school bus driver when arrested. After his arrest, thousands of photos of youth sporting events were found at his home, authorities said.

Guillen coached baseball, skateboard and surfing teams in Huntington Beach in Orange County and Imperial Beach in San Diego County from 1980 to 1995, said Sheriff's Sgt. Tim Curran. He also lived and surfed in the Rosarito area in Baja California.

Anyone with information about Guillen is encouraged to call Sacramento Sheriff's Det. Darin Pometta at (916) 874-5203.

-- Tony Perry in San Diego

Photo: Richard "Butch" Guillen. Credit: Sacramento County Sheriff's Department