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Lebanon man faces sex abuse charges

Police said they started investigating him back in October 2017 but weren't able to make an arrest until Feb. 28, 2018.

Posted: Mar. 1, 2018 12:48 PM

LEBANON, Ore. -- A man is facing sex abuse charges accused of having inappropriate contact with a teenage girl.

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Police arrested Johne Michael Griffith Wednesday afternoon.

In October 2016, officers learned that Griffith, then 21, was having inappropriate contact with a then 16-year-old girl. Police said the two knew each other.

The Lebanon Police Department said they have had previous encounters with Griffith for harassment, welfare checks, and disorderly conduct.

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