SAN RAFAEL, CA – On 09/14/11, at 8:20 PM, SRPD Officers responded to the 3600 hundred block of Kerner Boulevard on a report of an attempted rape and sexual assault. The victim reported that she was delivering food to the address when the suspect, Fermin Mejia-Hernandez, grabbed her, forced her onto a couch and attempted to rape and sexually assault her. The victim was able to defend herself and escape. SRPD Officers located Mejia-Hernandez in his residence and arrested him. The victim was not injured during the attack.
San Rafael resident Fermin Mejia-Hernandez, DOB: 09/19/72, was booked at the Marin County Jail for 220 PC – Assault with the intent to commit rape, 664/261PC – Attempted Rape, and a Marin County misdemeanor warrant and bail was set at $100,000.00.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call San Rafael Police at (415) 485-3000 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222.8477. This phone number will accommodate all languages. Callers can remain anonymous and may earn a possible reward. Tips can be made online at www.bayareacrimestoppers.org.
Information can also be provided by using the SRPD Silent Witness tip form available at http://www.srpd.org/tips.