Talent man arrested for sexually abusing teen

SuspectTalent, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says they have arrested 20-year-old Maitland Kamaunu from Talent following a three week investigation.

Officials say the investigation revealed that Kamaunu met the teen victim on Facebook and later met in person. It is when they met in person that officials say Kamaunu provided marijuana to the teen and then sexually abused her.

Detectives say that Kamaunu has used several different Facebook profile names when communicating with teens. The known profile names are “Maitland Kamaunu,” “YungSteez Kahikinao’kala Traplife,” “Galaxy Steez,” Maity Kamaunu,” “Prawduct Kamaunu,” and “Anthony Steez.”

Kamaunu is facing multiple rape, sodomy and sexual abuse charges as well as unlawful delivery of marijuana to a minor.

Anyone with information about this case or other contact with Kamaunu is asked to call the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office at 541-774-6800. Reference case 15-17331.

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