El Dorado Elementary School Janitor Christopher Slager arrested on suspicion of molesting child

A 61-year-old elementary school janitor in El Dorado County is facing multiple counts of committing sexual acts with a child under the age of 10, authorities said Friday.

Pollock Pines resident Christopher Slager, 61, who works as an elementary school janitor in Camino, is facing multiple counts of committing sex acts with a child under the age of 10, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office said.

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office said Slager, of Pollock Pines, was taken into custody Friday, May 12.

He  was booked into the EL Dorado County Placerville Jail and is being on bail of $2,000,000.

The investigation remains ongoing and anyone who may have had contact with Slager is asked to contact Det. Brian Harris at harrisb@edso.org.

The investigation remains ongoing and anyone with information regarding the case should Investigator J. Oseguera with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at 760-550-8716.

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