Case # 18WF1096     

Date: May 16, 2018

LAW ENFORCEMENT SEEKING POTENTIAL ADDITIONAL VICTIMS OF MAN CHARGED WITH FORCIBLY RAPING STRANGER IN DOWNTOWN HUNTINGTON BEACH

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Law enforcement is seeking potential additional victims of a man charged yesterday with forcibly raping a woman he did not know in downtown Huntington Beach.

Defendant

Charges

Maximum Sentence

Court Date

Kyle Patrick Ryan, 34, Santa Ana

Charged on May 15, 2018, with the following felony counts:

  • Forcible rape
  • Rape by use of drugs
  • Sodomy by force
  • Sodomy by intoxicating substance
  • Forcible oral copulation
  • Oral copulation by intoxicating substance
  • False imprisonment by menace, violence, fraud, and deceit
  • 61 years and four months in state prison
  • Lifetime sex offender registration pursuant to penal code 290

Continued arraignment

June 1, 2018, 10:00 a.m.

Department CJ-1, Central Jail, Santa Ana

Circumstances of the Case

  • On the night of May 5, 2018, Ryan is accused of driving in downtown Huntington Beach and contacting 50-year-old Jane Doe. The defendant and victim were strangers.
  • Ryan is accused of forcibly raping and sexually assaulting the victim, who was intoxicated, until she was able to escape.
  • The defendant is further accused of fleeing the scene in his vehicle.
  • Jane Doe went to a nearby residence for help, and the Huntington Beach Police Department (HBPD) responded and investigated this case.
  • HBPD identified Ryan and arrested the defendant in Santa Ana on May 11, 2018.

Law enforcement believe there may be additional victims and are asking anyone with information regarding the crime to call the Huntington Beach Police Department Hotline at 714-375-5066, or contact Orange County District Attorney’s Office Supervising Investigator Eric Wiseman at 714-347-8794.

Prosecutor: Senior Deputy District Attorney Bobby Taghavi, Sexual Assault Unit

 



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