HOLLAND, MI – Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating a criminal sexual assault that occurred at a Holland Twp. massage parlor. The incident occurred on Monday February 15th, 2021, in the afternoon hours.
A 46 year old Holland Twp. women contacted authorities and reported that see had attended a scheduled therapy appointment at Ideal Bodyworks Massage Therapy on E. 16th St in Holland Twp.
The massage therapy was being conducted by licensed massage therapist. That therapist is a 47 year old Park Township man. During the therapy session the victim told investigators that she was assaulted by the therapist in a sexual manner.
After the speaking with the victim, Sheriff’s Detectives located the therapist and conducted an interview. On Wednesday evening February 17 the therapist was lodged in the Ottawa County Jail for felony charges of Criminal Sexual Conduct.
The suspect is Matthew Edward Owens who is 47 years of age and resides in Park Township of Ottawa County. On Thursday February 18, Owens was arraigned in the 58th Dist Court of Holland. A $25,000 bond was imposed.
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