Jason McKlevey, 31, was arrested for sexual assault and false imprisonment on Nov. 7.
Investigators said they identified McKlevey after receiving a report of a sexual assault on Oct. 26. McKlevey had befriended the victim through a website called converstionexchange.com, police said. The website is used by foreign exchange students to practice written and spoken English skills.
Sex crime detectives found evidence that McKlevey had contacted many female Asian foreign exchange students through the website. Most of the women were attending local colleges and universities, police said.
Anyone with information about McKlevey related to the investigation was asked to call the police Sex Crimes Unit at 619-531-2210 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.