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San Ramon man arrested for allegedly drugging, sexually assaulting women

Police allege 20-year-old met victims through social media from May-August

A San Ramon man was arrested last month in Illinois on suspicion of allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting at least four women and possibly more in the Bay Area, Fremont police said Monday.

Kwangmin Jin, 20, was arrested by Fremont police detectives on Sept. 23 in Champaign, Illinois, with assistance from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign police.

Fremont police said an investigation revealed that Jin arranged meetings with at least four women through social media between May and August of this year.

Police allege that when he met the victims, he gave them alcoholic drinks tainted with sedative drugs and then sexually assaulted them.

Because the victims were rendered unconscious, police said there's a possibility that women who came into contact with Jin did not know what transpired.

Police said the meetings were arranged through Tinder, MocoSpace, Skout and Facebook. He adopted a number of fake names, including Kevin Park, Kevin Jin, Jeremy Lee and Kevin Lee.

Jin has been booked into a jail in Illinois and is awaiting extradition to Alameda County, according to police.

Fremont police said there is evidence indicating that there are probably more victims throughout the Bay Area. Anyone who may have had contact with Jin is asked to contact police at (510) 790-6900.

— Bay City News Service

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Posted by C.R. Mudgeon
a resident of Danville
on Oct 6, 2015 at 4:22 pm

Glad this creep has been apprehended. I am also guessing that he is/was a student at the University of Illinois, based on the location of his arrest, his age, and the fact that U of I police were involved in the arrest. If he is alleged to have had assaulted four women in the Bay Area, between May and August (coinciding with summer break period for college students), then I would not be surprised to learn that he has used the same "drug the victim" method on the U of I campus, during the school year.


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Posted by Anonymous
a resident of Danville
on Aug 17, 2016 at 4:22 am

You women were dumb for going out with this guy. Always do a background check.


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Posted by hey now!
a resident of Danville
on Aug 18, 2016 at 12:53 pm

Seriously Anonymous? Blaming the victims? How do you know they didn't know the guy, lived in the neighborhood, attended the same school, etc? Sometimes wolves wear sheep's clothing...
Instead of blaming the victims, how about we create an atmosphere where victims/women can feel safe coming forward and testifying against these animals without being judged or feeling they were responsible for being assaulted. How about that?
What a jerk.


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