FBI arrests man accused of violent crimes

The FBI says they arrested a Yakima man accused of sexually abusing and beating a partner.

Posted: Mar. 1, 2018 6:12 PM
Updated: Mar. 1, 2018 6:14 PM

YAKIMA, Wash. -- FBI agents arrested Almozo Castenda, 34, on multiple charges including sex abuse, assault of a spouse or intimate partner by strangulation, and assault. He was arrested at his home in Yakima, Wash.

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The FBI says Castenda is charged with these actions toward a partner between January and February 2018 on on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR).

The FBI says the woman is a tribal member and Castenda is not.

He made his first appearance before a federal magistrate in Yakima on Feb. 28 and is scheduled to have a detention hearing on Mar. 2.

The FBI says his case will eventually move back to the U.S. District Court in Oregon.

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