Ruben Olguin Allegedly Molested Boy Customer in His Barber Shop; Other Victims Feared

Ruben Olquin cut heads at Salon De Belleza Nuevo Guadalajara.
Ruben Olquin cut heads at Salon De Belleza Nuevo Guadalajara.
Santa Ana Police Department

With the arrest of a Santa Ana barber who allegedly molested a 14-year-old boy in the back shampoo room as the lad's mother waited out front, police are releasing the mugshot of 51-year-old Ruben Olguin in case there may be other victims.

The boy was a regular customer of Olguin's at Salon De Belleza Nuevo Guadalajara, 118 E. 4th St., Santa Ana, which is where the attack is alleged to have happened. That's also where Santa Ana residen Olguin was arrested on suspicion of lewd acts with a child around 11 a.m. last Friday.

At last word Olguin was being held at Orange County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail.

"Due to Olguin's access to children and the public, the Santa Ana Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying any additional victims, or witnesses who may have observed Olguin act inappropriately," reads a department advisory.

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Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Corporal Javier Aceves at 714.245.8542. Anonymous tips can be left with Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855.847.6227 (855-TIP-OCCS), via occrimestoppers.org or by texting to 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S) from a cell phone. (All text messages should begin with the letters "OCCS".)

Email: mcoker@ocweekly.com. Twitter: @MatthewTCoker. Follow OC Weekly on Twitter @ocweekly or on Facebook!


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