Teenage Tehama County Child Molester Sentenced

A Red Bluff teen has been sentenced to prison for inappropriately touching a young girl. 19-year-old Dustin Cowdrey was arrested last April by Red Bluff Police when he was 18-years-old. He had touched an 11-year-old girl’s chest, though she told him to stop, and he told her to keep it a secret. He also slipped into the girl’s room at night to kiss her and touch her. The girl told the story to detectives, who corroborated it through a series of text messages and pictures exchanged between Cowdrey and the girl. He been sentenced to 3 years in state prison.