TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Federal authorities have arrested a man accused of raping and molesting a young child in the Tucson area.
The US Marshals Service said Zachary Kealoha, 26, was found at a home in Corona de Tucson following a month-long investigation.
Kealoha is facing five counts of sexual assault and sexual misconduct with a minor.
Kealoha allegedly raped and molested the young girl when she was under 11 years old.
“No child should ever be subjected to sexual abuse, especially by a trusted individual,” said District of Arizona U.S. Marshal David Gonzales. “The U.S. Marshals Service is dedicated to pursuing these types of predators. Our partnership with the Tucson Police Department and other law enforcement agencies assures that child predators like Zachary Kealoha will be brought to justice and face the repercussions of their heinous actions.”