Monday the Jackson County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested Edgar Leonel Perez-Izara, 42, at his home on Cottage Street in Medford and charged him with the forcible sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl in her home near Phoenix three weeks ago.
According to the Sheriff’s press release, Perez knew the victim through family and church contacts. He allegedly had stalked the girl several times outside her home and knew she was alone.
Perez has been charged with several sex abuse charges and is being held on $3,030,000 bail. He is also suspected of being in the country illegally.