Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested (Updated With Name Correction And Sensational Revelation)

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Note: APD has issued an update, correcting the spelling of the suspect’s name as Keith Kiyoshi Kakugawa. Also, the Lost Coast Outpost is reporting that Kakugawa is a childhood friend of President Barack Obama. – Ed.

City of Arcata




 On Friday, Sept. 13 at about 9 a.m., officers from the Arcata Police Department responded to an address in Arcata on the report of a sexual assault. Detectives conducted an investigation during the day that led to the identification of a suspect.

At about 4 p.m., Keith Kiyoshi Kakagawa Kakugawa, 54, from Eureka, was arrested at his home and was booked and lodged at the Humboldt County Jail.  He was charged with:  236 PC; false imprisonment, 289(a)(1) PC; sexual penetration by force, 288a(2) PC; oral copulation by force, and 243(d); battery.