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Suspected Livermore Serial Rapist Arrested

Detectives believe there are possibly more victims and are encouraging anyone with information to contact police.

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On Wednesday, Livermore Police Detectives completed an extensive investigation that lead to the arrest of serial rape suspect, Andrez Rodriguez of Livermore.

Rodriguez, 34, was arrested March 16 on suspicion of sexually assaulting three women and threatening physical violence against those victims. Rodriguez allegedly attacked the three victims on three separate dates within the City of Livermore. After each reported attack, Rodriguez’ identity was unknown. Detectives, through several months of investigation, were able to positively identify Rodriguez through forensic evidence, as the person responsible for these attacks.

Rodriguez allegedly targeted females from out of the area who were engaged in prostitution. In each incident, Rodriguez lured the women to Livermore with the offers of large amounts of money in exchange for sexual contact. Rodriguez arranged through Internet websites to meet with each victim in the 2200 block of Portola Avenue.

Once the victims met Rodriguez, he would get into their car and threaten physical violence if they resisted his sexual assault. Rodriguez proceeded to attack the victims, and then stole their identification and cellular phones after the attack.

There was reluctance on behalf of the victims to come forward to law enforcement and report the attacks. The victims all feared they would not be believed due to the activity they were involved in. Detectives believe that there are possibly more victims and are trying to reach out to those possible victims.

Rodriguez was arraigned on March 20 on the following charges:

  • 261(a)(2) PC – Rape
  • 286(c)(3) PC – Sodomy by threat to retaliate
  • 288a(c)(3) PC – Oral copulation by threat to retaliate
  • 211 PC – Robbery (2 counts)
  • 261(a)(2) PC – Rape (Attempted)
  • 209(b)(1) PC – Kidnap with the intent to commit rape
  • 422 PC – Criminal Threats

The Livermore Police Department is encouraging any individual who witnessed any of the incidents or has additional information as to the identity of additional victims, to contact the Livermore Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Bureau at 925-371-4700.

Irish vigilante April 08, 2012 at 06:14 AM
Funny how I know who almost everyone is on this forum
Doctor K July 03, 2012 at 08:38 PM
It's been over 3 months.... any update on this story?
OhMamma July 03, 2012 at 09:07 PM
I don't know how I missed this story when it came out. I knew Dezi in high school, and worked with him breifly at a day care center. I never would have imagined he would have been capable of anything so dastardly. Sure, he had a twisted sense of humor, but I never would have guessed there was more underneath. I guess you never really know people as well as you think you do.
Doctor K July 11, 2012 at 12:11 AM
OhMamma: I knew him too. I knew he wasn't up to any good, but I never thought he'd do this. Shame, he had such good charisma.
RomperStomper December 28, 2012 at 08:18 AM
...any word on Andrez Rodriguez and his status?

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