Morro Bay man arrested for rape
August 12, 2011
Deputies arrested a Morro Bay man on Thursday for allegedly raping a local woman at a Cambria park last week.
Following an interview on Thursday, detectives from the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement (SAFE) unit took Hans Tell Steinmann, 45, into custody for the alleged sexual assault on a local woman at Shamel Park on August 5 at 10 p.m.
The victim was an acquaintance of Steinmann, according to the Sheriff’s Department.
“Date rape assault is an under reported crime and detectives are urging anyone who has had contact with this suspect to contact Sheriff’s SAFE team detectives,” Sheriff’s Department Spokesman Rob Bryn said in a statement.
Deputies booked Steinmann into San Luis Obispo County Jail on rape by force charges.