Albany man arrested for sex abuse against juvenile

Douglass is in the Linn County Jail

Christopher Douglass, 35, was arrested on several sex abuse crimes, June 29, 2017. (Linn County Sheriff's Office)

ALBANY, Ore. (KOIN) — A 35-year-old Albany man was arrested on several sex abuse charges against a juvenile female, Linn County Sheriff’s Office said.

Sheriff’s deputies completed an investigation into Christopher Michael Douglass and obtained a warrant for his arrest in May, but later learned he had fled the state.

In early June, Douglass was apprehended following a brief foot chase in Bullhead City, Arizona. Authorities later extradited him to Oregon.

He was booked into Linn County Jail for first-degree sex abuse and unlawful sexual penetration, according to the sheriff’s office.

Anyone with information on the case should contact Deputy Lacy at 541.967.3950.