Stark County Sheriffs Office Arrests Rape/Kidnapping Suspect


Canton, OH  Stark County Sheriff George T. Maier reports the arrest of 29 year old Carlos E. Castaneda of Canton, OH.

On September 6, 2018 the Stark County Sheriffs Office began investigating a reported rape of a female victim in the Diamond Park area of Plain Township.  Following a lengthy investigation, Mr. Castaneda has been arrested and booked into the Stark County Jail on the following charges:  1 count of Rape (Felony 1st Degree), and Kidnapping (Felony 1st Degree).  On December 18, 2018 members of the US Marshal Service Task Force served the warrant on Mr. Castaneda at 520 Bedford Avenue NW, Canton, OH without incident.  He is currently incarcerated at the Stark County Jail.

This incident remains under investigation and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Investigations Division at the Stark County Sheriff’s Office at (330) 430-3820.