Mount Vernon, WA – The Mount Vernon Police Department has taken a 28-year old Mount Vernon Man into custody for allegedly raping and impregnating a 15-year old Teen daughter of a family friend.
According to probable cause affidavit of arrest obtained by SkagitBreaking.com through a public disclosure request, the man was taken into custody after the teens parents confronted the man about the sexual abuse.
The alleged abuse started in November of 2017 and ended with the man’s arrest in October of 2018. Detectives were able to obtain evidence of the sexual assaults through text messages between the man and the teen and photos allegedly taken at different hotels in Snohomish County.
On October 12th, 2018 Detectives were able to interview the suspect who refused to speak with them and requested a lawyer.
The man was booked into the Skagit County Community Justice Center on an investigative hold for Communication with a Minor for Immoral Purposes and Rape of a Child 3rd. He is currently being held in lieu of $15,000.00 bail.