Discovery Bay Man Arrested in Child Molestation Case


On March 23rd, 2017 law enforcement officers arrested 36-year-old Gary Burbank of Discovery Bay for multiple counts of child molestation. Three female victims between the ages of 14 and 16 have been identified.

This follows an investigation led by detectives from the Sexual Assault Unit of the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. A female victim contacted authorities who identified the suspect. Investigators served an arrest warrant at Burbank’s residence and uncovered evidence that Burbank had sexual contact with at least three minors.

Burbank was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility where he is currently being held on multiple counts of child molestation, rape, and aggravated sexual assault. Burbank is being held in lieu of $14.2 million bail.

Detectives believe there may be other victims. The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information to please contact Detective Norvell at 925-313-2625. For any tips, please email: [email protected] or call 866-846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.



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