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Man arrested on sex offense charges after kidnapping report in Bridal Veil

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Douglas Braaten, jail booking photo Douglas Braaten, jail booking photo
MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR (KPTV) -

A man was arrested on sex offense charges after deputies responded to a kidnapping report in Bridal Veil on Tuesday night.

A woman reported being kidnapped at 7:35 p.m. Tuesday.

Deputies used GPS to track the caller’s cell phone to the Bridal Veil area. Deputies located the suspect’s vehicle and contacted the people inside.

A man was detained for questioning and detectives were called out for further investigation.

On Wednesday, deputies said Douglas L. Braaten, 61, of La Center, Washington, was initially arrested and booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of misdemeanor prostitution and felony first-degree unlawful sexual penetration.

Braaten was later arraigned in court on charges of first-degree kidnapping, first-degree sex abuse and first-degree unlawful sexual penetration. A no complaint order was issued on the prostitution charge, meaning it has been dropped for the time being

Detectives are continuing to investigate and no other details were released Wednesday.

This story was updated with the correct day of the incident. 

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