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Washington Man Charged With Sex Abuse

SHAWN ALLAN WAREGRANTS PASS, Ore. — A Washington man is charged with sexually abusing a 13-year-old Southern Oregon girl.

Police say 22-year-old Shawn Ware from Chehalis, Washington was staying with relatives in Josephine County. Police say that’s when he began texting a 13 year old girl who was a friend of his sister.

Investigators found that ware picked up the girl in Grants Pass, bought her alcohol and then had sexual contact with her. He’s now charged with rape, sexual abuse and furnishing alcohol to a minor.