Thursday, December 7, 2023

Lake County Man Arrested for Sexual Assault & Buying Alcohol for Women Under 21-Years-Old


This is a press release by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:

Mark Greydon Tolson [Picture from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office]

On July 16th, 2020, an 18 year old female contacted the Lake County Sheriff’s Office reporting she had been sexually assaulted by Mark Greydon Tolson, 44, of Hidden Valley Lake.

The victim reported that on July 15th, 2020, Tolson provided alcohol to her and other adults under 21 at Tolson’s residence. The victim reported that later in the night she woke up to Tolson sexually assaulting her.

Sheriff’s Major Crimes Detectives continued the investigation and on September 30th, 2020, Major Crimes Detectives served a search warrant at Tolson’s residence located in Hidden Valley Lake. Tolson was arrested on charges of Oral Copulation and Sexual Battery. Tolson was transported to the Lake County Jail where he was booked for the above charges and was later released after posting bail.

The Sheriff’s Office asks anyone who may have further information regarding Tolson to please contact Detective Jeff Mora at 707-262-4224, or by email at Jeffrey.Mora@lakecountyca.gov.

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  1. After waking up in a drunken stupor, it seems strange as to know who really done it, or if it was done, i hope she has sum proof in her brains before, lynching this guy, seems that is the way of the world now days. they even tried that with a scotus.

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