Hayfork man arrested on allegations of child molestation


HAYFORK, Calif. - Billy Bates, from Hayfork, has been arrested on allegations of child molestation, according to the Trinity County Sheriff's Office.

Officials said Bates was arrested in early December. 

It is believed that there may be additional victims and the Trinity County Sheriff's Office is asking any individuals with information pertaining to potential victims to please contact Detective Josh Ford at (530) 623-8106.

Officials said due to the sensitive nature of the matter, no further information can be released.

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