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On May 30th, Lane County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the area of East 24th Avenue and Henderson Avenue regarding an attempted rape.  The victim was able to provide a description of the suspect and his vehicle.  Area law enforcement was notified of the suspect and vehicle, which had left the area before deputies arrived.  Detectives began investigating the case. 

On June 1st, a deputy noticed a matching vehicle while in Veneta and identified the owner as Bobby Allen Boyd, 50.  After conducting additional follow up, detectives arrested Boyd on June 4th and lodged him in the Lane County Jail for Attempted Rape in the First Degree, Strangulation, and Assault in the Fourth Degree.