Details About Portland Man Accused Disgusting Sex Crimes Involving Children And Animals
I have to warn you in advance, that this is a highly disturbing report that contains sex crimes against children, domestic animals, and reportedly dead (or unconscious) wild game.
"A Portland man under investigation for child rape botched his attempt to exonerate himself after providing police with his phone — which contained videos of the suspect sexually abusing a dog and a dead or unconscious deer, authorities allege.
Damon J. Cervantes, 32, is accused of raping a three-year-old child he was supposed to be watching on Sept. 25, according to a probable cause affidavit filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court.
Two other young children were present, who reported the incident in detail to another adult that day and later to crisis responders, saying that Cervantes told them to “keep it a secret,” per court documents."
The reports say that the two children who witnessed the alleged raped reported in detail to a crisis officer.
Cervantes claimed that he was innocent and could prove it using his phone. He presented the police with his phone to show them screenshots that he alleged happened during the time frame that he is accused of attacking the young child. That's when officers say they discover the video footage of Cervantes committing the other acts with the animals
Pamplin Media reported more:
"The owner of the dog said Cervantes' behavior around children had often "weirded him out," adding that the dog had refused to eat for almost a week after being left in Cervantes' care, according to court docs.Â
Cervantes, who has three prior felony convictions, now faces a slew of sex crime charges, includingÂ first-degree rape, first-degree sex abuse, first-degree sodomy, luring a minor, endangering the welfare of a minor and sexual assault of an animal."
According to county records, Cervantes was arrested on October 11th and is currently being held in an Inverness jail. The county has him held on more than $1.5 million in bail but did not specify if it's cash only. As stated previously, he's been booked on 25 separate charges.