ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE
Case # 16NF0241
Date: March 17, 2016
*The defendant is accused of previously meeting the victim while driving for Uber
SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) is seeking the public’s help identifying potential additional victims of an Uber driver who is scheduled to be arraigned today for forcibly raping a woman after picking her up from a bar. Omar Mahmoud Mousa, 52, Anaheim, is charged with one felony count of forcible rape, one felony count of forcible oral copulation, and one felony count of sexual penetration by foreign object and force. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of 24 years in state prison. He is being held on $100,000 bail and is scheduled to be arraigned today in Department CJ-1, Central Jail, Santa Ana. The time is to be determined.
At the time of the crime, Mousa was working as a driver for the transportation network service Uber. Continue reading