Ponca City Man Arrested on Several Charges Including Attempted 1st Degree Rape of a Child Under 12.

Beverly Cantrell - November 12, 2021 6:31 pm

PCPD- Press Release

On November 3rd, 2021, PCPD Detectives arrested Ponca City resident Paul Edmond Rodriguez at a hotel room in Ponca City.  Detectives began conducting an investigation into the possible rape and molestation of a juvenile family member by Rodriguez after the girl disclosed information about the abuse to a mental health counselor.

During an interview with PCPD Detectives and Child Advocates, the girl disclosed abuse that occurred when she was 8 years old and in the care of Rodriguez.  Rodriguez allegedly ordered the girl to take her clothes off, molested her, attempted to have sex with her, and made her shower immediately after the incident.

Rodriguez was arrested for Attempted First Degree Rape, Rape by Instrumentation and Lewd Molestation of a Child Under the age of 12.  His bond was set at $100,000.00.


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