McMinnville teen arraigned on rape, sex abuse, sodomy charges
UPDATED / Wednesday, March 6:
McMinnville police arrested a local teen on rape, sex abuse and sodomy charges Monday afternoon in connection with an incident that allegedly occured in February in the Lower City Park.
Christopher Aaron Davidson, 19, of 1340 NE Logan St., was arraigned Tuesday in Yamhill County Circuit Court on three counts each of second-degree rape and second-degree sodomy, in addition to one count of first-degree sexual abuse. All are Class B felonies and Measure 11 offenses, punishable on conviction by a length prison sentence under mandatory minimum guidelines.
Judge Cal Tichenor set his bail at $100,000, down from the original $350,000. He must post 10 percent to secure his release. A preliminary hearing will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at which time court-appointed attorney Michael Finch of McMinnville will address the issue of release. Tichenor is scheduled to preside over that hearing.
Police said Davidson's alleged victim was a female acquaintance younger than 14.
Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to contact Det. Michelle Formway at 503-434-2340