Thursday, February 21, 2013
Latest alleged victim of David Martinez told police she was attacked in January near her home in Freemansburg.
David Martinez, the 20-year-old labeled a “serial rapist” by the Northampton County district attorney, faced a fifth set of charges Thursday in yet another case involving a teenage girl that police said he contacted through Facebook. The alleged victim in this case contacted police on Feb. 9—three days after District Attorney John Morganelli described Martinez as a possible “serial rapist” and encouraged other victims to come forward. On Wednesday, Martinez had two new rape charges and associated counts added to his record in two separate arraignments in Bethlehem. Police said both of those victims were 17 and pregnant at the time of the alleged attacks—December 2011 and June 19, 2012. A few days before Morganelli’s statement, Martinez …
An alleged serial rapist has been charged in two more attacks involving teenage girls who were pregnant, according to Northampton County DA John Morganelli
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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
David Martinez of Bethlehem is accused of raping two pregnant 17-year-old girls, bringing the number of alleged sexual assaults to four.
A 20-year-old Bethlehem man whom Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli has called a serial rapist was charged Wednesday with committing two more sexual assaults on teenage girls. There may be additional victims. Anyone who thinks they were victimized by should call Bethlehem Police Detective Moses Miller at 610-997-7674 or the DA's office at 610-559-3020. David Martinez of 419 Maple St. had two new rape charges and associated counts added to his record in two separate arraignments in Bethlehem. Police said both of the victims were 17 and pregnant at the time of the alleged attacks – December 2011 and June 19, 2012. Earlier this month, Martinez was charged with raping two other teenagers – one 14, the other 17. In a news …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Northampton County DA says David Martinez, accused of raping two teens he met on Facebook, may have more victims.
A Bethlehem man who allegedly blamed his sex addiction for the rape of two teens he met on Facebook may have other victims, Northampton County's District Attorney said Wednesday. John Morganelli says police interviews with 20-year-old David Martinez suggest he met and sexually assaulted other girls. As he prepares to prosecute the case, he's hoping to hear from other young women who were targeted by Martinez. "We do consider him a person of danger and a serial rapist," Morganelli told reporters at a news conference at his office. Martinez -- who is in Northampton County Prison on $100,000 bail -- allegedly raped one of the girls last February and the other last September. He raped the girls – one was 14, the other 17 -- on the couch inside…