Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Rape Of Child

A Benicia man was arrested Friday on suspicion of rape and other offenses, police said today.
Brandon Jacobs, 21, was arrested on suspicion of raping a girl under 16 years old, forcible penetration with a foreign object, oral copulation with a person under 18, and arranging a meeting with a minor for lewd purposes, according to police.
The arrest came after an investigation following an allegation by the victim’s parent that Jacobs had had sex with the girl.

Police said Jacobs met the victim, a 15-year-old girl, as a youth volunteer at a church. Benicia detectives located Jacobs when he was allegedly attempting to meet up with the girl, according to police.