• Matt Esnayra

Long Beach man accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl

Photos courtesy of the Long Beach Police Department

A 54-year-old Long Beach resident was arrested on suspicion of molesting a minor inside his SUV; the Long Beach Police Department announced earlier this week.


James Earl Britt has been charged with two counts of oral copulation with a person under the age of 18, two counts of sexual battery, and two counts of annoying or molesting a child under 18.


Britt came under the eye of the Long Beach Police Department in February after sex crimes detectives began investigating a case concerning a male adult driving a 2005 Silver Volvo and a 16-year-old female victim.

  • Police allege Britt forced a 16-year-old girl into his car along PCH and Temple Ave, drove to another location, and then forced her to perform sexual acts before dumping her.

  • During the course of the investigation, police discovered Britt shared similarities with a 2018 case involving a 17-year-old

  • Britt was placed under arrest and held at the Long Beach City Jail on a $100,000 bail.

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