MILLINGTON -- A North Bend man is in custody after Coos County Sheriff's deputies conducted an investigation into a woman's claims that she had been raped at a location in Millington.

According to the Sheriff's Office, the 46-year-old woman was at Bay Area Hospital on Monday morning when she reported that she had been raped.

On Tuesday, at 1 p.m., deputies served a search warrant at 93685 McKenna Lane, located just south of Coos Bay. As a result, they arrested Timothy Wayne Ashmus, 42, on the charges of first degree rape, first degree sex abuse, and strangulation.

Ashmus was booked into Coos County jail, along with an additional probation violation charge.

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