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Transient arrested in eastern Oregon on child sex charges

Tyler James Arthur, 25, is accused of abusing multiple children.
Credit: Baker County Jail
Tyler Arthur

BAKER CITY, Ore. — A man accused of sexually abusing multiple children has been arrested in Baker City. 

Twenty-five-year-old Tyler James Arthur, who police described as a transient, was taken into custody Monday afternoon. 

Arthur is charged with Sodomy II, which indicates that victims are under the age of 14. He was charged in the case after the Baker City Police Department identified several underage victims of sexual abuse.

Arthur is currently held in the Baker County Jail. According to police, the case will be presented to the Baker County District Attorney's Office for further grand jury indictments.

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