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Mother drags teenage son to police after he admitted to raping 50 children including 4-year-old

By Emily Lewis 1:11 PM December 4, 2017
Joseph Hayden Boston

A mother put an end to her son’s crime spree after he raped more than 50 children, according to police in California.

The Riverside Police Department said that on Saturday, at about 3:00 a.m., a sergeant was flagged down at the Magnolia Avenue Police Station by the mother who wanted to turn her 18-year-old son in for molestation.

The suspect called his mother and said he had just molested two young children at a motel.

She drove to her son’s location and took him to the police station, where he later confessed the acts to officers.

The suspect, 18-year-old Joseph Hayden Boston, had recently been staying at the Simply Home Inn & Suites, located in the 9800 block of Magnolia Avenue.

It was there when he befriended an 8-year-old boy and a 4-year-old boy who were also staying at this motel with their parents.

The children were allowed to go into the suspect’s room at night when the molestation occurred.

Hours later, the suspect called his own mother, stating what he had just done.

Officers interviewed the suspect and he confessed to sexually assaulting the two juvenile victims in his motel room.

He also admitted to molesting upwards of 50 children since he was 10-years-old in different cities where he had lived.

The suspect has been staying in Riverside for several months.

He also resided in the cities of Lakewood and Buena Park in Southern California.

Detectives from the Sexual Assault & Child Abuse Unit responded to assist in this investigation.

They later arrested Boston on 2 counts of oral copulation on a child under the age of 10.

He was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center.

Bail was set at $1 million.

The County of Riverside Child Protective Services responded and took custody of both victims.

Detectives believe Boston has victimized other children who have not yet come forward.

They are asking for anyone with information about this investigation or the suspect to contact Detective Paul Miranda at (951) 353-7945 or pmiranda@riversideca.gov.