February 28, 2024

MARTINEZ — A longtime Walnut Creek actual property lawyer has been arrested and charged with molesting three women with alleged incidents courting again to 2014, courtroom data present.

Jonathan Dean Bishop, 48, was charged with 26 counts associated to alleged little one molestation and one depend of possessing greater than 600 photos of kid pornography. He faces a life sentence if convicted.

Bishop stays jailed in lieu of $22 million bail. His arraignment has been set for Jan. 9, earlier than Decide Patricia Scanlon.

Bishop, a longtime Bay Space resident, now lives in Florida. He was arrested Dec. 13 on the Oakland airport after returning to the East Bay to go to household, and he allegedly introduced a tough drive containing little one pornography for the journey.