Man Lodged for Sexual Abuse of a Child
A man is lodged in the Jackson County Jail today, accused of sexually abusing a child under the age of 13. Detectives are concerned about the possibility of additional victims.
On August 3, detectives arrested Timothy Dean Diaz, 22, on charges of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree and Sexual Abuse in the Second Degree. Bail was set at $1,015,000.
The investigation showed Diaz abused the child while he was staying overnight in the child’s home. At the time the crimes occurred, Diaz was "couch surfing" in the White City area. He has stayed in other areas, including Medford and, most recently, Cave Junction. Diaz is also known by the nickname "Jax."
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office at (541) 774-6800. Reference case number 15-9331, Detective Bohn.