Update at 6:40 pm Northrup has turned himself in
Officer Christopher Trim, EGPD Public Information Officer 916.627.3709 (Office) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 19, 2016 SUSPECT WANTED FOR LEWD ACTS UPON CHILDREN ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department is asking for the community’s help in locating 38-year-old Ronald Edward Northrup II (photo below), who has a no bail felony warrant related to seven counts of Penal Code 288(a) – Lewd Acts upon a Child. On December 15, 2016, detectives served a search warrant at Northrup’s Elk Grove home related to an active investigation focusing on multiple counts of Lewd Acts upon a Child, Penal Code 288(a). Northrup was not located at the residence during the warrant service. In phone conversations with detectives, Northrup has refused to turn himself in. Northrup is believed to be hiding in the Sacramento area and may be driving a 2006 Ford Escape 6GHW864. Detectives have also determined that Northrup does have access to firearms, but it is unknown if he is currently armed.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Ronald Northrup II is asked to call the Elk Grove Police Department Detective Bureau at (916) 478-8060 or Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357). Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00. Tips can also be sent via SMS text message by entering CRIMES (274637) on a cell phone, followed by Tip732 (agency identification number) and the message.