10/18/04 04-124

10/18/04 04-124


October 18, 2004

Subject:    Sexual Assault Suspect Added To SFPD's Ten Most Wanted List

Edwin A. Palacios, 27, of San Francisco, has been added to the San Francisco Police Department’s Ten Most Wanted list.  Identified through investigative work by the SFPD Sexual Assault Detail, Palacios is wanted for rape, assault and false imprisonment in an incident that occurred early on the morning of August 26, 2004 in the Northern police district.  The victim, a 31-year-old  East Bay woman, was walking to a nearby location where she was to get a ride, accepted a ride from the suspect to take her to that location; instead, the suspect drove her to a parking lot where he locked the doors of his vehicle and sexually assaulted her.

Palacios’s bail has been set at $500,000.  His picture is posted on the Ten Most Wanted section of the Department’s web site, sfgov.org/police.

For more information, please contact:

SFPD Public Affairs

850 Bryant Street, Room 549, San Francisco, CA. 94103
Tel (415) 553-1651 / Fax (415) 553-9229
email: [email protected]