Nathan Daniel Abate (34) charged with committing felony sex crimes against two victims
Author: District Attorney
1/19/2023 3:56:38 PM
Nathan Daniel Abate of Atascadero has been arrested and charged with sex crimes alleged to have occurred between 2008 and 2010 involving two victims.
District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that Nathan Daniel Abate of Atascadero (DOB 06/23/1988) has been arrested and charged with oral copulation of a person under the age of 18 and rape of an intoxicated victim, both charges are felonies. The allegations involve two separate victims, and the crimes are alleged to have occurred between August 2008 and December 2010.
It is anticipated that the defendant will be arraigned on the charges tomorrow, January 20, 2023, in Department 3 of the San Luis Obispo County Superior Court. Abate is presently housed at the San Luis Obispo County Jail with bail set at $500,000.
It is important to note that a criminal complaint contains allegations that must be proven beyond reasonable doubt in a court of law. Every defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
A copy of the complaint can be accessed here. A copy of defendant's booking photo can be found here.
Please contact Assistant District Attorney Eric J. Dobroth at 805.781.5819 with any questions.
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