Kona sex assault 03-30-07

PHONE: 326-4646, EXT. 263  
MARCH 30, 2007

Omar Angels Salazar
charged with sexual assault and other offenses


Detectives assigned to the Area II Juvenile Aid Section have charged Omar Angels Salazar, 22, of Mexico in connection with a sexual assault in the early morning hours Monday (March 26) at a vacation property in Keauhou, Kona.

Kona patrol officers initially received an abuse report Monday morning. Investigation revealed that an adult female was sexually assaulted, threatened, cut with a knife, beaten, choked and held her against her will.

Police put out an all-points bulletin for Salazar on Monday. He was arrested Wednesday after he turned himself in at the Kealakehe police station.

At 11:18 a.m. today (March 30), he was charged with kidnapping, second-degree assault, first-degree terroristic threatening, felony abuse of a family/household member, attempted first-degree sexual assault and two counts of first-degree sexual assault. His bail was set at $52,500. He is being held at the Kealakehe police station cellblock pending his initial court appearance.

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