70-year-old arrested for sexually assaulting teenager

RED BLUFF, Calif. - A 70-year-old Tehama County man has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl.   Lynn Jondro, 70, was arrested last week at his home on Moody Rood in Red Bluff.

The investigation started in mid-June.  The Tehama County Sheriff's Office received a report that a 16-year-old girl had been sexually assaulted.  

The victim reported that on the night of June 18, she was at Jondro's home.   She claimed she consumed wine mixed with prescription medication. 

The victim said Jondro removed parts of her clothing and sexually assaulted her.  On June 30, deputies obtained a warrant for Jondro's arrest and took him into custody. 

Jondro was booked into the Tehama County Jail on $75,000 bail.  He faces charges of sexual battery and sexual penetration by foreign object.

In a news release, the Sheriff's Office pointed out the suspect and the victim are not related.

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