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Date and Time of Release: 14 June 2011

Date and Time of Incident: 14 June 2011, at approx. 8:30 am

Subject: Child Sexual Assault Arrest
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On 7 June 2011, Anthony Canzoni, 51 of Sonora, spent the night at a friend’s house in Sonora. While at the friend’s residence, Canzoni sexually assault his friend’s 12 year old son, twice, during the night.

After the victim’s parents learned about the assault, they contacted the Sonora Police Department.

14 June 2011, at approx. 8:30 am, Canzoni, who is a registered sex offender, was contacted at his residence in Sonora and taken into custody without incident. Canzoni was transported to the Tuolumne County Jail and booked for;

• Felony lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14 years of age

• Felony oral copulation with a child under 14 years of age, while using force or fear

The investigation into this matter is continuing.