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Posted on: April 30, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Man Arrested for Sex Abuse, Furnishing to Minors

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Today, April 30, 2021, Eugene Police Violent Crimes Unit arrested Ely Macias, age 32, of Eugene, after a lengthy investigation related to multiple incidents over a several month period in 2020. The investigation involved allegations of Macias furnishing alcohol, marijuana, and vape devices to minors. Subsequent investigations led to additional witnesses, as well as victims who disclosed sexual contact with Macias.  


It is believed there may be additional witnesses or victims not currently known to law enforcement. Anyone having information related to incidents involving Macias are encouraged to contact Detective J. Baugh of the Eugene Police Department Violent Crimes Unit at (541) 682-5292.  


Macias was lodged at the Lane County jail for Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, Sodomy in the First Degree, Contributing to the Sexual Delinquency of a Minor, three counts of Furnishing Alcohol to a Minor, and three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Minor.


Case Numbers:  20-12896, 20-18474, 20-19706

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