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OSP Detectives Arrest Grants Pass Man on Numerous Sex Offenses
05/18/2010
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext. 247

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Oregon State Police (OSP) Criminal Investigations Division detectives arrested a 53-year old Grants Pass-area man Monday on numerous sex offenses following a six month investigation.
 
Detective Tom Harrison (OSP Central Point) and Detective John Riddle (OSP Coos Bay) completed the investigation which was presented by the Josephine County District Attorney's Office before a Grand Jury and resulted in the indictment against CRAIG ALAN SWINNEY, age 53, on the following charges:
  • Rape in the First Degree
  • Sodomy in the First Degree
  • Unlawful Sexual Penetration in the First Degree
  • Sex Abuse in the First Degree
  • Sodomy in the Second Degree
  • Unlawful Sexual Penetration in the Second Degree
 
The charges are related to alleged sex crimes over a six year period toward a juvenile female.
Following the indictment, arrest warrants were obtained and on May 17, 2010 at 2:15 p.m. OSP detectives arrested SWINNEY at a Grants Pass-area residence without incident.
 
SWINNEY was lodged in the Josephine County Jail. Bail is listed at $400,000.
 
Questions should be directed to the Josephine County District Attorney's Office (541) 474-5200.