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Man Charged with Breaking Into Maywood Apartment, Sexually Assaulting Woman

Posted by Fay Arfa | Nov 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

A 28-year-old man was charged today with raping a Maywood woman after breaking into her apartment, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.

Salvador Martinez (dob 3/27/88) of Los Angeles faces three counts of forcible rape and one count each of forcible oral copulation, first-degree residential burglary and dissuading a witness from reporting a crime.

Case VA143387 includes the allegation that the forcible sex crimes were committed in the course of a residential burglary.

Arraignment is scheduled this afternoon in Department 66 of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Metro Branch.

Martinez is charged with breaking into the apartment of a 36-year-old woman in the early morning hours of Nov. 13, and sexually assaulting her, prosecutors said. The defendant fled the area and was found and arrested in Fresno on Nov. 18.

If convicted as charged, Martinez faces a possible maximum sentence of 106 years to life in state prison. Bail is being requested at $4.15 million.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Los Angeles County District Attorney / Case VA143387 / November 22, 2016

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