CSLIFORNIA – “Game of Thrones” actor Joseph Gatt has been arrested for child sex crimes, the LAPD says. Gatt denies the allegations.
The LAPD says they are “are seeking to identify any additional victims after the arrest of 50-year-old Joseph Gatt, a Los Angeles resident.”
“On April 6, 2022, around 4:45 a.m., detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Juvenile Division, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, served a residential search warrant at the home of Joseph Gatt in the area of 3rd Street and La Jolla, after they received information that Gatt had been engaged in online sexually explicit communication with a minor across state lines,” the LAPD said in a press release. “He was subsequently arrested by detectives for an outstanding felony warrant for California Penal Code 288.3(a) – Contact with a Minor for Sexual Offense.”
Gatt issued the following statement on social media:
— Joseph Gatt (@MeetJoeGatt) April 13, 2022
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Denos Amarantos at 562-624-4027. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu. Tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.