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STOCK PIX Linn County Courthouse

A Scio man was accused of sex crimes in Linn County Circuit Court on Monday afternoon.

Wayne Judson Moody, 52, was charged with three counts of first-degree sex abuse.

The crimes allegedly occurred between late July and late January, and the victim was an adolescent girl.

Judge Michael Wynhausen set Moody’s bail at $150,000 in the case, as requested by prosecutor Michael Paul. Paul said the crimes occurred in three separate and distinct incidents.

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Defense attorney Tyler Reid made no objections to Paul’s requested bail on Monday, but reserved the right to challenge the security amount at a later date.

The next hearing for Moody was scheduled for July 15.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case.

Moody has a previous sex crimes conviction, from 1999 in Linn County, for first-degree sex abuse.

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Kyle Odegard can be reached at kyle.odegard@lee.net, 541-812-6077 or via Twitter @KyleOdegard.

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