Hyeon Ju, Sung Park, Hojoon Lee and 17-Year-Old Held for Halloween Rapes Near Knott's Scary Farm
Just down the street from Knott's Scary Farm, something more frightening happened on Halloween.
Two females were raped by three young men and a juvenile at Crescent Motel, according to Buena Park police.
According to a statement from police Corporal Andy Luong, the department spokesman:
An acquaintance of one victim had invited the pair over to the motel at 8530 Beach Blvd. to party. They arrived around 2 a.m. Monday and were served alcohol by the foursome. The females have vague recollections of what happened next, believing they may have been drugged. Whatever they drank, the pair became incapacitated, and all four males had sexual intercourse with the females.
Luong's statement claims the four males confessed to the rapes and of having laced the drinks with Xanax. One suspect reportedly works for a pharmacy.
The rapes and conspiracy were uncovered after the females showed up at the Buena Park Police Department Wednesday and leveled the accusations. Arrested on suspicion of rape after an investigation were: Hyeon Ju, 19, of Anaheim; Sung Park, 20, of Norwalk; Hojoon Lee, 19, of Irvine; and a 17-year-old who was not identified because of his age.
Their accusers were not named because they are alleged victims of sexual assaults.
The three men were held at Buena Park Jail in lieu of $300,000 bail each. The 17-year-old was taken to juvenile hall without a bail option.
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