Search and Rescue Volunteers Arrested

sex abuse suspectsKEIZER, Ore. — Two Marion County Search and Rescue volunteers were arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a minor.

On March 17, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said it received a report that two of its Search and Rescue volunteers sexually abused a 17-year-old volunteer.

After the Keizer Police Department investigated, it arrested 33-year-old Casey Wenger and his wife, 33-year-old Rosa Wenger. Casey is being held at the Marion County Jail on charges of second-degree sex abuse and 30 counts of first-degree encouraging child sex abuse. Rosa is being held on charges of third-degree sex abuse and 20 counts of first-degree encouraging child sex abuse. They will be arranged Friday.

The sheriff’s office says the Wengers have been terminated as Marion County volunteers.

Photos courtesy of Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

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