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Deputies: Man arrested on rape charges in Prineville

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Juan Hernandez mugshot (Photo: Crook County Sheriff's Office) Juan Hernandez mugshot (Photo: Crook County Sheriff's Office)
PRINEVILLE, OR (KPTV) -

Crook County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a man on charges of rape.

The arrest came after an investigation began on Sept. 12, in which a Prineville woman reported being forcibly raped in a vehicle in the area of South Main Street.

On Sept. 24. deputies executed a search warrant at the home of Juan Manual Retano Hernandez, 19, of Redmond. During the investigation, deputies located the involved vehicle and evidence consistent with the victim's report.

Hernandez was arrested and taken to Crook County Jail on charges of rape in the first degree and sex abuse in the first degree.

The Crook County Sheriff's Office would like to thank the Redmond Police Department and the Oregon State Police Crime Lab for their valuable assistance with this investigation.

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