Collbran man arrested on sex assault

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

A Collbran man is under arrest for repeated counts of sex assault on a child by a person in a position of trust.

Jose Roberto Salamanca is behind bars facing eight felony counts.

According to his arrest affidavit, the assaults happened between late 2006 up until last spring.

Salamanca is being held on a $100,000 bond and has been ordered to have no contact with children under the age of 18.

He is scheduled to be back in court later this month.


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  • by Annonymous Location: Collbran on Oct 2, 2009 at 09:40 AM
    Martha, Lindsey and family, I am so sorry for what you all are going through, what ever the outcome this is, it is a very hard thing to deal with. I will agree with you that there are many small minded people here, but about 10 years ago we went through this before. Another man that everybody trusted, liked and never would have believed would have sexually assualted a minor plead guilty and was sent to jail. So, it is just a little scary for us. We live here for are kids to be safe and some of the people that we trust the most are accused of things such as this. I always liked your dad and had alot of respect for him. I hope that this is not true and that he comes home safely and you can all put this behind you. Just the lack of details makes us wonder a little more. Please take care and you will be in our thoughts and prayers.
  • by Concerned.. Location: Collbran on Oct 1, 2009 at 07:08 PM
    So Martha, what are the facts?
  • by Martha & Lindsey Salamanca Location: Collbran on Sep 26, 2009 at 05:29 PM
    This is what's trully wrong with our society- to assume without knowing the facts and how small minded people are quick to judge. His family are faithfully awaiting his return home with open arms along with a handful of true friends that have shown great support.
  • by Annonymous Location: Collbran on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:06 PM
    I would have never suspected this from Roberto. I'm interested to hear more of the details when they're released. What a terrible thing to do.
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