California man arrested on 99 felony counts in child-sex-abuse investigation
KTXL / South Lake Tahoe Police
Christopher Scott Flanders was booked on suspicion of sexual abuse of a child, oral copulation of a child, lewd acts upon a child and sexual penetration with a foreign object on a child, all under the age of 14.

via KTXL:

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (KTXL) -- A three-month investigation into the sexual abuse of multiple children in the South Lake Tahoe area has led to the arrest of a 51-year-old California suspect on 99 felony counts.

Christopher Scott Flanders of South Lake Tahoe was being held Thursday in the El Dorado County Jail on $2 million bail, South Lake Tahoe police said in a statement. They say he was arrested Wednesday in the Placerville area with assistance of authorities in Sacramento.

Flanders was booked on suspicion of sexual abuse of a child, oral copulation of a child, lewd acts upon a child and sexual penetration with a foreign object on a child, all under the age of 14.

Investigators believe there may be many more victims in California, Nevada, Washington and Oregon.

MORE: $2M bail for Tahoe suspect in child sex abuse investigation - KTXL

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