Long Beach Doctor Arrested for Allegedly Sending Explicit Image to Undercover Cop • Long Beach Post

A 35-year-old physician was arrested Wednesday for allegedly sending explicit material to someone he believed was a 16-year-old girl and investigators were seeking additional possible victims.

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Jonathon Ellis of Long Beach was arrested about 9:00AM after contacting what turned out to be an undercover officer who had been posing online as a 16-year-old girl, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

“Ellis also sent a sexually explicit image to the officer,” police said. “Ellis studied medicine in Henderson, Nevada and is currently a resident physician in Long Beach.”

Details about where he practices medicine was not released.

Henderson is facing multiple counts of sending harmful material to a minor and one count of arranging a meeting with a minor to engage in lewd behavior, according to the LAPD.

Henderson was released from custody about 7:45PM after posting $85,000 bail, according to sheriff’s inmate records.


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