TURLOCK (CBS 13) — Turlock Police said they tracked down and arrested a antheral accused of assaulting aggregate women successful Turlock and different areas.
Thirty-seven-year-old Joseph Frank Pineda Pimental was taken to the Stanislaus County Jail connected September 2.
Police said astatine slightest 2 of his attacks progressive stateless women and determination could beryllium more. Detectives said it was DNA grounds from the astir caller known rape that narrowed down their suspect.
On June 15, Pineda Pimentel allegedly picked up a stateless pistillate connected June 15 arsenic she was walking connected Geer Road successful Turlock. Instead of taking her wherever she wanted to go, they said helium drove her down a closed concern and helium raped her. That rape provided the DNA grounds that would pb to his arrest.
“He did this to aggregate different people…like it isn’t conscionable me. This is crazy,” said an accuser, who spoke with CBS13 connected information of anonymity.
Police said DNA grounds gathered from the June 15 battle links Pineda Pimentel to different unsolved intersexual assaults successful 2 different counties. The accuser who spoke with CBS13 said she met up with Pineda Pimentel past twelvemonth and things turned convulsive aft she got into his car.
“He forced maine to get successful the backmost and past forced himself connected maine and I tried opening the sliding doorway due to the fact that helium had a van and it was locked similar kid locked, she said.
She managed to get away, and the trauma resurfaced aft seeing his mugshot circulate connected societal media.
Police said connected the time Pineda Pimentel was arrested helium had conscionable picked up a stateless female, offering her a thrust and thing to eat. He was charged with rape by unit oregon fear.
The accuser CBS13 spoke with said she ne'er thought helium would get caught.
“I’m hoping that with everyone coming retired and saying worldly present that they consciousness comfy saying what happened to them. I’m hoping that they conscionable fastener him up and support him locked up,” she said.
Turlock constabulary said the suspect’s archetypal DNA grounds was from the subject successful 2009 wherever helium had been arrested and charged with rape. However, that lawsuit was yet dismissed.