Palmer man charged in September sexual assault case

Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2002

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- A 26-year-old Palmer man was charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of kidnapping Friday.

Alaska State Troopers said Micah J. Beshaw was taken into custody at a family homestead near Glennallen. He remains in Mat-Su Pretrial Facility with bail set at $100,000.

Beshaw is charged with kidnapping and assaulting a 54-year-old woman Sept. 22.

The victim told troopers she was walking north on the Glenn Highway at about Mile 49 when she was grabbed by a man wearing a mask, sexually assaulted, placed in a vehicle, taken to an unknown location and sexually assaulted again.



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