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Salina Man Accused of Child Sex Crimes

KSAL Staff - February 8, 2017 4:37 pm

A Salina man has been arrested in connection with alleged sex crimes involving a child.

According to Salina Police, on Monday officers received information from a third party of a possible sexual abuse case involving a female victim under the age of 16. Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that the female had been sexually abused at a residence in Salina by 47-year-old Ernest James Ortega of Salina.

Ortega was booked into the Saline County Jail on charges that include:

  • 2 counts of Rape
  • 6 counts of Aggravated Criminal Sodomy
  • 2 counts of Sodomy
  • 6 counts of Aggravated Indecent Liberties with a Child
  • 7 counts of Indecent Liberties with a Child
  • 4 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Child

The investigation is ongoing.