Case # TBA
Date: August 11, 2015
NINETEEN-YEAR-OLD MASSEUR TO BE ARRAIGNED FOR SEXUALLY ASSAULTING SENIOR CITIZEN IN HER APARTMENT
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A 19-year-old masseur is scheduled to be arraigned today for sexually assaulting a woman, who is in her 70’s, in her apartment. Ahkail Demyers, 19, Long Beach, is charged with one felony count of forcible rape, one felony count of assault with the intent to commit a sexual offense during the commission of a first degree burglary, one felony count of sexual penetration by force, one felony count of elder abuse, and sentencing enhancement allegations for aggravated kidnapping and commission of forcible rape and sexual penetration by force during the commission of a burglary. If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum sentence of 61 years to life in state prison. Demyers is being held on $1 million bail and is scheduled to be arraigned today, Aug. 11, 2015, in Department CJ-1, Central Jail, Santa Ana. The time is to be determined
At the time of the crime, Demyers worked as a masseur and was visiting a family member who lived in a senior living apartment complex in Huntington Beach.
At approximately 7:50 p.m., on Aug. 9, 2015, Demyers is accused of approaching Jane Doe near the apartment complex. The defendant is accused of telling the victim that he was a masseur and offering to give the victim a therapeutic massage.
Once inside the residence, the defendant is accused of forcing the victim into her bedroom, forcibly sexually assaulting Jane Doe and sexually penetrating the victim.
Shortly thereafter, Jane Doe and a neighbor called the Huntington Beach Police Department (HBPD) to report the crime. HBPD investigated this case and arrested the defendant near the apartment complex that evening.
Deputy District Attorney Bobby Taghavi of the Sexual Assault Unit is prosecuting this case.