Charges Filed in July 14 Assault 

66 year-old man held following July 15 arrest 


Charges were filed Tuesday against a 66 year-old man in connection with the sexual battery of a female juvenile in Diablo Vista Park. 

Danville Police Lieutenant Jeff Moule said that Natesan Arumugam, an Indian national visiting relatives in Danville, was arrested Friday following a neighborhood canvass. On July 19, 2011, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s office filed charges of Lewd and Lascivious Conduct and Sexual Battery against Arumugam.   

Arumugam is charged following an incident July 14, 2011 in which he reportedly grabbed a female juvenile walking in the park and touched her chest in an inappropriate manner. He is being held on $25,000 bond at the Martinez Detention Facility and faces an arraignment hearing July 20, 2011. 

For more information, contact Det. Sgt. Allan Shields at (925) 314-3710 or