McMinnville man arrested on sex abuse, alcohol charges
Feb 26,2009 00:00 by Bend_Weekly_News_Sources

McMINNVILLE, Ore. – A 24-year old McMinneville man who police describe as a transient was arrested Tuesday after a teenage girl reportedly admitted she had a sexual relationship with him, detectives reported.

Terry Lee Wilmeth, Jr. – YCCF photo 

McMinnville Police Detective Sgt. Matt Scales said an investigation against Terry Lee Wilmeth, Jr. began when a 15-year-old girl disclosed the relationship. Wilmeth was considered a friend of the family, and allegedly gave her alcohol.

Wilmeth was arrested about noon and lodged in the Yamhill County Correctional Facility where he was charged with four counts of second-degree sexual abuse, four counts of third-degree rape, and a single count of furnishing alcohol to a minor.

Anyone with information about this case or other possible victims is asked to contact Det. Scales at 503.434.2358.