SEVERE WX : Winter Weather Advisory View Alerts

Churchill student charged with rape

Cabala Ray Newell faces eight years in prison if convicted.

Posted: Jun 7, 2019 5:34 PM
Updated: Jun 7, 2019 5:39 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- A student at Churchill High School was charged on Thursday with first degree rape.

Cabala Ray Newell, 17, was arraigned in the Juvenile Justice Center, but officials at the Lane County District Attorney's office said Newell will be tried as an adult. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of eight years and four months in prison.

Court documents allege the crime occurred on May 17, but did not specify the location.

KEZI 9 News does not typically name juvenile defendants except in the case of serious Measure 11 crimes tried in adult court.

Newell is expected back in court on July 10.

Article Comments

Eugene
Overcast
49° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 49°
Corvallis
Overcast
47° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 42°
Feels Like: 45°
Roseburg
Clear
52° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 52°
North Bend
Scattered Clouds
56° wxIcon
Hi: 54° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 56°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST