HEMET– On June 6, 2014, deputies from the Hemet Station were dispatched to the unincorporated community of Anza to investigate a male adult in a pickup truck chasing a teen-aged male on dirt bike. Deputies located the teenager who stated the adult who chased him was his previous employer, 51-year-old, Randy Morasch. During the course of the interview, deputies learned the teen-aged male was the victim of previous sexual assaults by the male who chased him.
The case was turned over to investigators who on June 9, 2014, served a search warrant on the suspect’s property on Secret Falls Road, in Aguanga. The suspect was not found on the property during the warrant service. Evidence collected inside the suspect’s residence corroborated the victim’s statement’s and an arrest warrant was obtained for Randy Morasch. The arrest warrant, #SWF1400818, was issued with a bail amount of $500,000.
Randy Morasch is a white male adult, approximately 5’6” tall, and 150 lbs. He may be driving a lifted, blue, Ford pickup, or one of numerous off-road vehicles he may had access to.
On June 16, 2014, Hemet Station investigators learned suspect Randy Morasch was traveling in a rented vehicle in the Sacramento area. The California Highway Patrol was asked to search for the vehicle. At approximately 10:00 AM, a CHP officer spotted Morasch’s rented vehicle and attempted to stop it.
The vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit ensued. The pursuit ended when the vehicle was involved in a traffic collision and Randy Morasch was taken into custody.
He was booked into a Sacramento County jail and will be extradited back to Riverside County following the adjudication of any charges he incurred in Sacramento County.
Anyone with information concerning this incident, or any others regarding Randy Morasch are encouraged to contact Investigator Janecka, at (951) 791-3400.
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