Arrest for July 13 Sexual Assault

Arrest for July 13 Sexual Assault
Photo: Arthur Rocha

SAN LUIS OBISPO – A sexual assault occurred on July 13, and police arrested a suspect on August 1.

At 5;45 a.m. in the 1500 block of Osos a man with a knife entered the victim’s residence.  The victim and her roommate resisted and fled, as did the suspect.

Investigators believe this incident may be related to a similar one on July 8. It also involved an early morning break-in and the presentation of a knife.

On August 1 detectives arrested 40-year-old Arthur Rocha for the crime.  His charges now include –

  • assault with a deadly weapon;
  • burglary;
  • criminal threats;
  • assault with the intent to commit rape.

Authorities set Rocha’s bail at $1 million.



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