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Vol. 132, No. 9 Friday, February 27, 2015
An edition of the
BY JUDY PETERSON
suspected child molester has been arrested and
jailed by Los Gatos-Monte Sereno police, who say
the male suspect sexually abused a girl under the
age of 14. Police were first alerted to the abuse in January,
but they allege the sexual assaults date back to 2007.
The suspect is 34-year-old Michael Anthony Maldo-
nado. Police described him as a Los Gatos resident who
was acquainted with the victim's family.
He has reportedly lived in the Bay Area for 10 years.
"We began our investigation in January and obtained
an arrest warrant for Maldonado on Feb. 2," police Lt.
Clint Tada said. "We located him on Feb. 13 in Albu-
querque, N.M., and he was arrested there."
Tada said the county Department of Family and Chil-
dren's Services and the district attorney's office worked
on the investigation with the police department.
Tada also said Los Gatos-Monte Sereno detectives
travelled to Albuquerque to not only arrest Maldonado
but to arrange for his extradition.
He is incarcerated in the Santa Clara County Main Jail.
Maldonado is charged with two counts of aggravated
sexual assault of a child under 14 years old, two counts of
GATOS POLICE TRAVEL TO
ALBUQUERQUE TO ARREST
ALLEGED CHILD MOLESTER
Local police also make an arrest in
Los Gatos residential burglary case
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Los Gatos sophomore Drew Krulevitch drives to the basket in a game last week against Homestead.
The Wildcats have earned a trip to the CCS playoffs after a fourth-place finish in league play.
MOVIN' ON UP
Los Gatos boys, girls basketball teams
in CCS Division III playoffs
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