A former California mayor is accused of sexual crimes against a minor.
Police arrested former Sebastopol Mayor Robert Jacob, a Democrat, Saturday on suspicion of five felony and one misdemeanor sexual assault crimes against a minor, according to police. The arrest came just one week after police received “information of possible sexual assaults” between December 2019 and March 2021.
“Upon further investigation, the suspect was identified as Robert Jacob,” Sebastopol police said in a statement.
The possible crimes include “making a child under 16 available to another person for lewd or lascivious act, committing such an act with a