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White City man arrested on New Year's Day, accused of child sex abuse

Authorities say Palomares-Aguilar's wife was babysitting the victim when the abuse occurred.

Posted: Jan 2, 2020 11:56 AM
Updated: Jan 2, 2020 12:00 PM

WHITE CITY, Ore. — A White City man is in the Jackson County Jail after being accused of sexually abusing a child when his wife was babysitting at their home.

Deputies arrested 78-year-old Marical Palomares-Aguilar on Wednesday at the home in the 2700-block of Falcon Street in White City. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said that Palomares-Aguilar's wife had been babysitting the victim.

Palomares-Aguilar faces charges for Sex Abuse in the First Degree and Sex Abuse in the Third Degree. His bail has been set at $255,000.

Anyone who may have further information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective Steve Bohn at the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line 541-774-8333.

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