Modoc man arrested for multiple counts of child molestation


ALTURAS, Calif. - The Modoc County Sheriff's Office arrested a man for multiple counts of child molestation.

According to officials, deputies arrested John Gregory Hughes, 57, of Alturas, on Friday.

The arrest follows an investigation conducted by the Sheriff's office. Hughes was arrested for multiple counts of continual sexual abuse of a child, child molestation and sodomy.

Evidence was collected at Hughes' house when he was arrested.

Hughes is being held on a $200,000 bail.

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