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Deputies Arrest Sexual Assault Suspect

Jackson County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Jamal Claybourne early Monday following a sexual assault investigation.

Posted: Mar. 12, 2018 10:18 AM

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. -- Jackson County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a Central Point man early Monday following a sexual assault investigation.
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says it happened in the early morning hours of Friday, March 9, 2018, at Agate Lake.

The investigation revealed Jamal William Claybourne, 26, of the 400-block of West Pine Street, and the female victim went to the location together in a vehicle. Deputies say Claybourne then held the female victim against her will and physically and sexually assaulted her. The victim suffered burns and other injuries.

Deputies found Claybourne at his Medford workplace Monday morning. They lodged Claybourne in jail on the following charges: second degree assault, fourth degree assault, menacing, first degree kidnapping, first degree sexual abuse, attempted first degree rape, coercion, and unlawful use of a weapon. Bail at lodging totaled $487,500.

Anyone with information about the case can call the Jackson County Sheriff's Office tip line at (541) 774-8333. Refer to case #18-4775.

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