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Sheriff: Magalia man arrested for sexual abuse of a child

The Butte County Sheriff's Office said it has arrested a Magalia man for sexual abuse of a child.

Posted: Aug 27, 2020 11:34 AM

MAGALIA, Calif. – The Butte County Sheriff's Office said it has arrested a Magalia man for sexual abuse of a child.

The investigation began in August when deputies said they received information that 57-year-old Charles Campos, had sexually abused a minor. During the investigation, a victim under the age of 14 disclosed Campos had recently sexually abused the victim.

Campos was contacted by deputies on Aug. 24 at a home in Magalia. During the contact, deputies said they located evidence related to the sexual abuse of the victim.

Later that same day, deputies placed Campos under arrest for a felony count of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14, according to the sheriff's office.

Campos was booked at the Butte County Jail on the evening of Aug. 24. His bail was set at $50,000.

He is scheduled to be arraigned at the Butte County Superior Court on Thursday, August 27, at 3 p.m. The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with additional information regarding Campos to contact Detective Brian Mollath at 530-538-7671.

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