Arrest Made for 2nd Degree Rape; Other Offenses - News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 12, 2014 Chief Alan M. Goldberg of the Takoma Park Police Department announces the arrest of Misael Portillo, 44, of Hyattsville, Maryland, for 2nd Degree Rape, False Imprisonment and 2nd Degree Assault.

On March 3, 2014, at approximately 2:00 pm, Takoma Park Police officers responded to the 7400 block of New Hampshire Avenue, Takoma Park, Maryland (Enono Lodge Hotel) for the report of a sexual assault. The victim was held against her will and sexually assaulted by a male acquaintance. The victim was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.

On March 11, 2014, detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) obtained an arrest warrant for Portillo charging him with the above listed offenses. The Special Assignment Team (SAT) located Portillo at approximately 5:00 pm in Hyattsville, Maryland, and took him into custody without incident. Portillo was transported to the Montgomery County Central Processing Unit.

For more information please contact:

Catherine Plevy
Public Information Officer (PIO)
Phone: 301-891-7142 or 240-338-290
Email: CathyP@takomaparkmd.gov

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