Man arrested for sexual abuse

Medford, Ore. — A Jackson County business owner is accused of sex abuse and investigators said there could be more victims out there.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office began their investigation late 2016. McLaughlin was first arrested in December after a search warrant was ordered on his home. Further investigation led to the discovery of more victims.

A grand jury indicted 46-year-old Donald McLaughlin on charges, including sexual abuse, on Wednesday. McLaughlin is the owner of White City Metals and Klamath City Metals. McLaughlin’s bail is set at $1 million.

If you have any information, you’re asked to call Detective Steve Bohn with the Sheriff’s Office at 541-774-6168.

NBC5 News Reporter and Weather Forecaster Nikki Torres graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Strategic Communication from The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication.

She also received a minor in Business Administration from the Washington State University Carson College of Business. Prior to coming to NBC5, Nikki was an intern at KHQ Local News, the NBC affiliate in Spokane.

She comes to Southern Oregon from the state of Washington, where she grew up just south of Seattle. She loves running, exploring the Pacific Northwest, watching a good football game and spending time with her dog, Gisele. True to her roots, Nikki is a proud WSU Cougar fan and loyal Seahawks fan.

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