Suspect in Kansas rape case found in SL

Monday, November 5, 2012
Frank Bandomo

A man wanted on charges from Kansas of sexually abusing a juvenile has been located and arrested in Storm Lake.

Officials in Dodge City, Kansas contacted the local sheriff's authorities Thursday with some information that 20-year-old Frank Michele Bandomo, Albert City, was being sought on charges including Rape with a Child Under 14 Years of Age and Aggravated Criminal Sodomy with a Child Under 14 Years of Age.

Around 3 p.m. Thursday, a county deputy and a Storm Lake Police officer located Bandomo in the parking lot of the Walmart store in Storm Lake and took him into custody with no struggle. Bandomo was held in Buena Vista County Jail on $250,000 bond pending extradition. According to jail records, he is a native of Florida, and has previously been charged with Disorderly Conduct, Possession of Alcohol as a Minor and Interference with Official Acts earlier this year. He has also be known as "Smash."