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OREGON CITY, Ore. – A registered sex offender accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl near Sandy appeared in a Clackamas County courtroom on Monday.

Investigators started looking into the case on October 16 after taking reports of possible sex abuse in unincorporated Clackamas County near Sandy.

Deputies arrested the suspect in the case, 48-year-old John Bowe, in Pomona, California. Officials said Bowe has been a registered sex offender since March of 2002.

Bowe is known locally as “Barbecue John” for the barbecue he cooked and served in a Welches, Ore. parking lot.

He is currently booked into the Clackamas County Jail on several charges including two counts of sexual abuse I, five counts of sodomy I, and attempted rape.

His bail is set at $500,000.

 

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