Riverside Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested on Suspicion of Sexual Assault

Andrew Dinh is shown in a booking photo. (Credit: Riverside County Sheriff’s Department)

A sheriff’s deputy was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault on Friday, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

Andrew Dinh, 37, was booked into Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside on suspicion of one felony count of sexual assault and two misdemeanor counts of sexual assault related charges.

Deputies from the sheriff’s Perris station responded to an area of unincorporated Mead Valley near El Dorado Road and Cole Avenue just after midnight.

There, an initial investigation led to the arrest of Dinh, a Mead Valley resident. His peace officer powers have been suspended, according to the Sheriff’s Department.

Dinh was off duty during the time of the incident.