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Temecula Man, 20, Suspected of Unlawful Sex with Underage Victims

"Several of these incidents occurred after parties in which the eventual victim was intoxicated," said Murrieta police Sgt. Robert Anderson, with the Juvenile Investigations Unit.

Editor's Note: This story was modified at 11:25 am. Dec. 28 to include clarifiction from police on the legal definition of "unlawful sex with a minor."

A 20-year-old Temecula man posted $155,000 bail Thursday after he was arrested by Murrieta police in connection with alleged unlawful sexual intercourse with five underage victims on separate occasions.

Murrieta police Sgt. Robert Anderson said detectives with the Murrieta Police Juvenile Investigations Unit on Wednesday took Brian Gordon Burns into custody on suspicion of nine felony counts of sexual intercourse with a minor, one felony count of sexual intercourse with an unaware or unconscious victim, two felony counts of oral copulation with a minor and one felony count of sexual intercourse with a victim under the influence. 

The victims Burns is suspected of violating range in age from 15 to 17 years old, Anderson said, in a news release Thursday.

Anderson pointed out that under the lawPenal Code section 261.5(a)—anyone younger than 18 can not consent to sexual intercourse.

"California law defines this as 'unlawful sexual intercourse or 'rape,'" Anderson said.

"Several of these incidents occurred after parties in which the eventual victim was intoxicated," the sergeant said. "The incidents, which were just recently reported, began approximately two years ago and occurred multiple times."

A search of Riverside County Superior Court records revealed formal District Attorney's charges have yet to be filed in the case against Burns.

Meanwhile, Murrieta police are continuing their investigation, Anderson said.

Anyone with information regarding the allegations was asked to call Detective John Martin at 951-461-6737. Tips can also be provided anonymously through “We Tip” at 1-800-78-CRIME.

Jennifer K. January 11, 2013 at 11:10 PM
ITS ILLEGAL "Usiwkaak" AND YES I KNOW THEM, TOO!!!!....Usiwkaak 11:06 pm on Thursday, December 27, 2012 "He SHOULD go to jail for a LONG time for doing anything with anyone intoxicated', minor or not".they were not always drunk, they were sober most of the time, and all of these girls liked him and had a thing with him, it wasnt like itthey were intoxicated and taken advantage of. PROVES THAT MANY PEOPLE ARE AWARE OF HIM HAVING SEX WITH MINORS..... Come on.... haven't you heard of the word jailbait?
Jennifer K. January 11, 2013 at 11:20 PM
Jennifer......usually that is the case............ not in this one......No, he's no Ted Bundy... But its funny how he only went after minors......BTW EVERYONE... No the girl did not get mad one morning and call the cops. Other events unfolded....bringing the "unlawful sex with minors" to light. The facts of the case will be looked at and I hope that everyone will learn from all this.
Jennifer K. January 11, 2013 at 11:23 PM
EXACTLY
Jennifer K. January 11, 2013 at 11:25 PM
WOW..... PEOPLE ARE STUPID... AND COMPLETELY HAVE LOST FOCUS HERE
Jennifer K. January 11, 2013 at 11:27 PM
How should a 15 yr old girl be held accountable ?? Read the law...........dumbass, you are a fool. SLUTTY? FAR FROM IT! Only if you knew.....

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