A man has been charged with sexually abusing four boys when he was a volunteer at the Santa Monica Police Activities League, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Deputy District Attorney Karen Montoya said Eric Wess Uller (dob 9/1/68) of Marina del Rey faces three counts of lewd acts upon a child, two counts of oral copulation of a person under 18 and one count of continuous sexual abuse.
Uller pleaded not guilty to the charges today and is scheduled to return on Nov. 15 in Department W30 of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Airport Branch. Case SA099228 was filed on Oct. 22.
Uller is alleged to have abused the victims between the ages of 12 and 16 years old from 1986 to 1995, the prosecutor said.
Bail is set at $750,000. If convicted as charged, the defendant faces a possible maximum sentence of more than 23 years in state prison.
The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Submitted by Ricardo Santiago, Public Information Officer at Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office