ARCATA/FORTUNA – On Nov. 4, the Arcata Police Department received a report of a sexual assault that occurred on the evening of Oct. 30 in the downtown area of Arcata.
It was reported two adult male subjects had sexually assaulted a teenage female. The men met the girl that evening in the downtown area of Arcata and lured her to a secluded area where the assault took place.
After a lengthy investigation, Arcata Police Department Detectives identified the two suspects as 43-year-old Anthony Jerome Pou and 21-year-old Robert Calvin Lewis, both of Fortuna.
On Nov. 16, both Pou and Lewis were taken into custody in Fortuna.
Pou was booked into the Humboldt County Jail on a charge of 288(c) (1) PC, Lewd Acts With a Child. Lewis was booked on a charge of 288a(b)(1) PC, Oral Copulation Person Under 18 Years.