Noe Yanez
Noe Yanez
LOS ANGELES -- A preliminary hearing was canceled Thursday for a Long Beach police officer charged with more than 40 sex-related crimes involving more than a dozen underage girls and three young women.

Noe Yanez, 40, is charged with 29 felony counts and 13 misdemeanor counts, including unlawful sexual intercourse, oral copulation of a person under 18, sexual penetration by a foreign object of a person under 18 and false imprisonment by fraud or deceit. He was assigned to the patrol division at the time of the alleged crimes.

The nine-year veteran of the force remains jailed on more than $1.2 million bail and is due back at the Los Angeles Superior Court on Jan. 10.

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