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Plainview Man Arrested in Connection with Several Sexual Assaults, NCPD Says

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Officials: Onel Jiminez-Maradiaga, 20, allegedly approached three female victims on different occassions and grabbed them inappropriately.

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Onel Jiminez-Maradiaga, 20.

Photo by: Nassau County Police Department

The Special Victims Squad reports the Arrest of Onel Jiminez-Maradiaga, 20, of Plainview in connection with a Sex Abuse incident that occurred on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 10:20 pm in Levittown.
 
According to detectives, Jiminez-Maradiaga approached a 43-year-old female victim as she entered her residence and grabbed her inappropriately. The victim screamed causing the male subject to run away and leave in a dark colored Chrysler 300 he had left running a short distance away. There were no injuries reported.
 
The assault was caught on surveillance video:
 
Further investigation, according to police, revealed that the defendant is also responsible for the following assaults on the following dates:
 
  • September 9, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. in Plainview-Defendant approached a 27-year-old female victim as she was jogging and violently grabbed her inappropriately.
  • September 19, 2019 at 9:05 a.m. in Garden City Plaza-Defendant did follow a 27-year-old female victim and violently grabbed her inappropriately.
Onel Jiminez-Maradiaga is charged with three (3) counts of Sexual Abuse 1st degree. He will be arraigned on Friday, September 20, 2019 at First District Court, Hempstead.
 
Detectives request anyone that feels they are a victim of the above defendant contact the Special Victims Squad at 516-573-4022.
 
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.