Created on Wednesday, 14 December 2011 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
A Lakeview area man was arrested Tuesday afternoon for one count of rape involving a female victim under the age of 13 after a search warrant was served at his residence.
GABRIEL J. NORTH
Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office arrested Gabriel J. North, 37, of 8890 Township Road 239, and also charged him with one felony count of tampering with evidence.
While they were at the home, deputies confiscated computers and loose media materials.
The defendant was transported to the Logan County Jail.
Deputies began their investigation into this matter about two weeks ago after being contacted by the victim’s family. The victim reported that multiple incidents with the defendant had occurred over a period of time.
Representatives with Logan County Children’s Services also assisted in the investigation.