GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Police have a man in custody for allegedly sexually abusing a minor.
The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety said on the afternoon of December 2, they received a video that appeared to show Scott Aaron Murphy engaging in a sexual act with an underage person. It’s not known if there are additional victims.
They found Murphy at around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday morning. A resident in the area of 1050 NE Churchill St. saw a suspicious person sitting on the porch of a vacant home, according to police. They arrested him.
According to police, Murphy has a history of drug offenses. Officers say they tried talking to Murphy at a home yesterday, but he ran away.
Now, he is being held on charges of using a child in a display of sexually explicit conduct, sexual abuse I, and sodomy I.