PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 48-year-old Sweet Home resident faces 6 counts of sex crimes involving young girls.
Gary Coomer was arrested by Linn County detectives on April 9 following an investigation that began in August 2020, authorities said Tuesday. The investigation began when an 8-year-old and a 4-year-old said they were sexually abused by Coomer, whom they knew.
Coomer is being held in the Linn County Jail. He’s facing 2 counts of rape, 3 counts of sex abuse and one count of sodomy.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Tracy White at 541.917.6652.