Santa Barbara realtor Richard Box was arrested December 16 on multiple charges stemming from a sexual assault investigation, police said. According to SBPD spokesperson Sgt. Riley Harwood, detectives obtained a $2 million arrest warrant for 69-year-old Box on the following charges: false imprisonment by force, rape, intimidating a witness by force, assault with a deadly weapon, peeping with a concealed camera, battery, and violation of a court order. The week prior, officers had responded to a disturbance call at Box’s home on the 200 block of Las Ondas. From there, a sexual assault investigation began that involved two victims, said Harwood. Due to the ongoing nature of the case, no more details are being released at this time, he said.
S.B. Realtor Richard Box Arrested for Sex Crimes
Turned Himself in Monday After Detectives Obtained $2 Million Arrest Warrant