Fresno County suspect in Halloween rape ID'd

FRESNO, Calif.


The suspect in Monday's rape at the /*Hill Crest Travel Plaza*/, at 44779 S. Lassen Avenue, has been identified as /*Michael Donavan Stanford*/ DOB: 10/17/70. Stanford is described as a white male, 6'03, 220 lbs, green eyes, brown hair, with grown out facial hair, sideburns and unknown tattoos on both arms. Stanford is accused of brutally raping a worker at the truck stop after forcing his way into her office and assaulting her for over an hour. Stanford is possibly in a white 1989 Chevy truck CA License # 8X57546.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sergeant Kevin Smith or Detective Virginia Rodriguez via the Fresno County Sheriff's Office dispatch at (559) 488-3111.

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