Special Victims Squad detectives, with the assistance of Fourth Squad detectives and Fourth Precinct police officers, report the arrest of a homeless man for a violent rape that occurred on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 8:00 pm in East Atlantic Beach.
According to detectives, Adan Alvarez, 23, made contact with a 31 year old female on the social media site “Locanto” where arraignments were made to meet at an Oswego Avenue residence in East Atlantic Beach. After meeting with Alvarez, the victim attempted to leave and was physically assaulted, restrained and sexually assaulted. The victim, after Alverez fled the home, was able to free herself, leave the residence and contact police. The victim was transported to an area hospital where she was admitted for a broken nose, fractured skull as well as other cuts and bruises.
A subsequent investigation ensued, where an extensive canvass was conducted as well as a composite sketch of Alvarez.
On Friday, October 4, 2019, a 911 call was dispatched for a possible trespasser located in a shed at a Mohawk Avenue, East Atlantic Beach home. Upon arrival by Fourth precinct police officers and Fourth Squad detectives, Alvarez was found in the shed where he was identified as the subject involved in the sexual assault.
Alvarez is charged with, two (2) counts of Rape 1st Degree, five (5) counts of Assault 2nd Degree, Criminal Obstruction of Breathing/Blood Circulation: Strangulation 2nd Degree, Burglary 1st Degree, Unlawful Imprisonment 2nd Degree, Kidnapping 2nd Degree and Criminal Trespass 3rd Degree. He will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 10/5/2019.
Details by: D/Sgt. Maltempi/SVS 10/05/19/0150/6672