Thursday
November
27
2014
11:51 pm
Weather

  Home
  Local News
  State / National / World
  Sports
  Opinion / Letters
  Business
  Arts / Entertainment
  Lifestyle
  Obituaries
  Calendar
  Submit Event
  Comics / Games
  Classifieds
  DJ Designers
  Archives
  Advertise With Us
  About Us
 
 
 
 
Train station attack defendant to trial
August 22, 2014, 05:00 AM Daily Journal Staff Report

A 22-year-old transient accused of trying to rape a woman crossing the San Mateo Caltrain Station’s underground stairs last year will stand trial on several felonies after waiving a preliminary hearing on the evidence.

The waiver propels Fernando Chamale-Boch straight to a jury trial on charges of kidnapping with the intent to rape, assault with the intent to rape, false imprisonment and battery. He returns to court Sept. 4 to enter a Superior Court plea and set a trial date.

San Mateo police arrested Chamale-Boch Oct. 20, 2013, after a woman identified him as the man she said grabbed her in the darkened station hallway approaching the stairwell about 7 p.m. that Sunday. The suspect covered her mouth as she screamed, and pulled her 6 feet down the stairs as she punched and scratched at his face. After she fought herself free, she called police who found him nearby later that night with scratches on his face.

His defense attorney questioned Chamale-Boch’s ability to stand trial but in June a majority of court-appointed doctors found him competent.

He remains in custody on $2 million bail.

 

 

Tags: trial, chamale, after, court,


Other stories from today:

Former BevMo clerk charged with embezzlement
Eagles tribute band playing in Redwood City: The Boys of Summer to perform hits from the rock band
Martin’s Beach bill heads to governor
 

 
Print this Page Print this Page  |  Bookmark and Share
<< Back
 
Return To Archives
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
How are you doing on your holiday shopping?

All done
Not even started
I'm in line right now
Got a list completed
Won't do it until the last minute

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
  
 
©2014 San Mateo Daily Journal
San Mateo County fictitious business name statements