A man who spent his career as a sheriff’s deputy in Southern California has been fired and taken into custody for allegations that he continuously sexually abused an underage boy.
50-year-old Jeremie Russell Cox is from Yucca Valley, California. He has worked as a deputy in San Bernardino County for 25 years. Since 2005, he has been on an assignment as a deputy at the Morongo Basin Jail.
According to the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Office public release regarding the matter, a male accused Cox of sexually abusing him on more than one occasion when he was under the age of consent.