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Mar 13, 8:41 AM EDT

Foster dad, accused of child sex abuse, arrested on warrant

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- An Oregon man who disappeared with his family after being questioned about the sexual abuse of a foster child was located in Oklahoma and brought back to face charges.

The Register-Guard reports Joe Albert Raygosa, of Junction City, faces 12 felony counts related to the sexual abuse of a 10-year-old girl. The charges include two counts of first-degree rape, four counts of first-degree sexual abuse, four counts of first-degree sodomy and two counts of first-degree sexual penetration.

Raygosa has pleaded not guilty and is scheduled in court April 16 for a hearing.

Oregon State Police Lt. Cari Boyd says Raygosa was arrested on a warrant in Lawton, Oklahoma, and extradited to Lane County on Sunday.

The abuse allegedly occurred between July 2016 and July 2017, when two foster children were in Raygosa's care.


Information from: The Register-Guard,

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