SEXUAL ASSAULT: Former Boy Scout Camp Counselor Arrested

Sean Justin Lee, 23, a former counselor at a Cedar Glen Boy Scout Camp, has been charged with sexual assault involving a 16-year-old male camper. (File Photo)

By G. T. Houts

Cedar Glen, CA – A former Boy Scout camp counselor has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old male camper while the victim was attending the campground in Cedar Glen.

Sean Justin Lee (Booking Photo)

The San Bernardino County Crimes Against Children Detail (CACD) identified the suspect as 23-year-old Sean Justin Lee from Fullerton.


In October of 2015, the victim and his parents reported to the Twin Peaks Sheriff’s Station that Lee, an adult male, sexually assaulted the victim, a minor. The case was immediately transferred to the Specialized Investigations Division – Crimes Against Children Detail (CACD).

Detectives determined Lee worked as a camp counselor at the Boy Scout Camp in Cedar Glen during the summer months of 2015. The unidentified victim attended the same camp during June of 2015 when he was allegedly assaulted by Lee at the camp.


so-patch-sideDetectives conducted an extensive investigation and numerous interviews of persons who attended or worked at the camp during that time frame.

Following that investigation, an arrest warrant for Lee was obtained on December 30, 2016, for the charges of P.C. 288a(b)(1), oral copulation of a minor, and P.C. 286(f), sodomy of an unconscious victim.


Lee surrendered to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Chino Hills Station on Sunday, January 1, and was subsequently booked at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga.

Lee’s bail was set for $100,000. At approximately 9:08 p.m., Lee was released from West Valley after posting bail.

No court appearance has been posted on the San Bernardino County Superior Court website.


The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department released Lee’s booking photograph in the event other camp staff or attendees witnessed Lee engaging in unlawful behavior.

Persons with information should contact Detective M.J. Higgins or Sergeant Dana Foster,Crimes Against Children Detail at (909) 387-3615.