Tattoo artist arrested, accused of sexual battery of client

Crime & Safety

STATESBORO, Ga (WSAV) – Statesboro Police arrested have arrested a tattoo artist who allegedly touched a client inappropriately during an appointment.

According to the department, on Monday, Statesboro Police officers spoke with a woman about an incident at Got Ink Tattoo Studio on South Zetterower Avenue. The victim stated that while she was being tattooed on her upper leg the tattoo artist, identified as 35-year-old Danny Joe Saldano, touched her in an inappropriate manner.

The incident was partially recorded on a cell phone video by a friend of the victim, who was also present and wanted to preserve evidence of the crime. The video was turned over to Statesboro Police.

Officers took Saldano, a Pembroke resident, into custody Thursday at Got Ink Tattoo Studio without incident.

Anyone with further information on this case should contact Detective James Winskey at 912-764-9911.

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