Escondido CA— On December 23, 2020, the Escondido Police Department began investigating an allegation of sexual battery involving Patrick Graham Stone (DOB 06/12/1984), who operates a massage therapy business in Escondido. A female victim reported to the police that Mr. Stone had inappropriately touched her in a sexual manner during a massage she received from him at his business, Stone Medical Group, at 1299 E. Pennsylvania Ave Ste. A in Escondido.
On January 6, 2021 a second female victim reported being inappropriately touched by Mr. Stone in a similar manner while getting a massage. On January 7, 2021, detectives from the Escondido Police Department conducted an undercover sting operation where Mr. Stone inappropriately touched a female detective and was subsequently arrested for multiple sexual battery charges stemming from the three incidents. He will be booked into the Vista Detention Facility on the sexual battery charges.
The Escondido Police Department is currently seeking help from the public in identifying if there are any other victims that have not come forward. If you have been a victim of Mr. Stone or have any information regarding these incidents, please contact Escondido Police Detective Lee Stewart at 760-839-4422 or you can leave a tip online or by phone.
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