TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — UPDATE: A 30-year-old Twin Falls man now faces multiple felony charges after being accused of raping a 16-year-old girl after meeting on phone dating app “MeetMe.”
Patrick Ray Narcho now faces three counts of rape and five counts of sexual battery against a child after the court received an amended complaint. In Friday's preliminary hearing, Narcho faced two other charges of rape and lewd conduct, but those were dismissed by the court.
One of the alleged incidents happened in June, and in December, police arrested Narcho.
The courts have yet to set a date for Narcho's arraigned in district court.
A 30-year-old Twin Falls man is accused of raping a 16-year-old girl after meeting on phone dating app “MeetMe.”
Patrick Ray Narcho was arraigned in magistrate court on a felony rape charge Thursday after serving a warrant for his arrest.
According to a probable cause affidavit, a runaway juvenile met Narcho shortly after her 16th birthday and claimed the two had sex about four times. She told police Narcho told her he was 19 years old.
When interviewed, Narcho told police they only had sex once and that he thought she was 18 years old. After finding out she was 16, he told police they didn’t have sex again.
The initial incident allegedly occurred in June of 2016.
Narcho is being held on a $100,000 bond. His preliminary hearing is set for Dec. 22.