Maryland Man Arrested on Rape Charges in Chambersburg


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa.A Maryland man has been arrested in Chambersburg on a rape charge.

The United States Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force took 29-year-old Omar Martinez into custody last Thursday.

Martinez, an undocumented immigrant, has been wanted since June 2009 on a 2nd-degree rape charge, along with assault and sex offense charges out of Prince George’s County. Authorities say Martinez allegedly had nonconsensual sex with a 14-year old on multiple occasions.

According to a press release from the task force, Martinez was arrested at the intersection of Route 11 and Salem Road. He is in Franklin County Jail on $1,000,000 bond awaiting extradition to Maryland.

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