EDH massage therapist accused of sexual battery
An El Dorado Hills massage therapist has been arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment and sexual battery.
Detectives arrested Patrick Lockard, 46, of Shingle Springs on Sept. 5, according to an El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department press release, which also states that woman reported that she had been receiving a massage from Lockard at Massage Envy in El Dorado Hills when he allegedly held her down and sexually battered her. Detectives subsequently investigated the incident for corroboration and made the arrest.
Lockard has worked at Massage Envy for two years and has been a massage therapist for 16 years.
Anyone with additional information is urged to call Sheriff’s Det. Richard Horn at (530) 642-4715.