Bend police arrest man on 66 sex-related charges

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BEND, Ore. (AP) -- A Bend man is in custody and faces a range of charges stemming from alleged sex abuse that took place over eight years.

The Bend Bulletin reports (http://bit.ly/obQCZO ) 57-year-old Tyrrell Wilson faces 66 charges, including first-degree sexual abuse, prostitution and sodomy.

An adult woman told police Wilson abused her over several years when she was a minor. Investigators then found two other girls, both minors, who reported sexual contact with Wilson in exchange for money or marijuana.

Court records allege the incidents that are the basis of the charges took place between October 2000 and January 2009.

Wilson had originally been arrested on 367 charges, but that number was dropped to 66 at his arraignment Friday.

Police believe there may be other victims.

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Information from: The Bulletin, http://www.bendbulletin.com