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Klamath Falls Man Arrested by OSP on Multiple Sex Crimes
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext. 247

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A two-week investigation by Oregon State Police (OSP) led to the arrest Friday of a Klamath Falls-area man on numerous sex crimes involving a known juvenile female victim. There is no information to indicate there are other victims.
According to Lieutenant Jason Westfall, OSP was contacted January 10, 2012 by Department of Human Services with information regarding possible sex abuse of a juvenile female that allegedly occurred over a year ago in Klamath County. The investigation by OSP Criminal Investigations Division and Patrol Services Division led to the arrest January 27th of JUAN DIAZ, age 32, from Klamath Falls.
DIAZ was lodged in the Klamath County Jail for:
  • Rape in the First Degree (3 counts)
  • Sodomy in the First Degree (3 counts)
  • Unlawful Sexual Penetration in the First Degree (3 counts)
Bail is set at $900,000.
Anyone with information that may assist with this investigation is asked to contact Detective Dennis Yaws at (541) 883-5713 ext. 321.