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Deputies: Sex offender may have used drugs to assault 2 women

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Mugshot: Edward Ritter Mugshot: Edward Ritter
SALEM, OR (KPTV) -

A registered sex offender was arrested Sunday accused of sexually assaulting two women, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

An investigation into the sexual assault of an adult female led deputies to a suspect, Edward Ritter, 47.

Deputies said a second female victim, was also identified during the investigation.

Information obtained through interviews led detectives to a home on Trails End Court Southeast where they served a searched warrant.

Ritter was then arrested and faces multiple charges including rape, private indecency, and delivery of a controlled substance.

Detectives believe the suspect drugged his victims, and there could be more victims that have not come forward yet.

If you have further information regarding this case, please call the Marion County Sheriff's Office Tip Line at 503-540-8079.

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