6/18/2014 10:41 AM
by Rebecca Turco
GREEN VALLEY - A registered sex
offender already behind bars was arrested for allegedly raping a mentally
David Neal Martin, 44, of the Green
Valley area is charged with four counts of third-degree sexual assault and four
counts of second-degree sexual abuse.
Corporal Steven Sommers with the
Sheriff's Department said an investigation began in May regarding the sexual
abuse of the 22 year-old woman. He believes Martin and the victim were
Martin had already been in jail on
unrelated charges for sex offender violations when authorities arrested him on
June 11, according to Sommers.
Martin’s preliminary hearing scheduled
for Wednesday was continued, according to Sommers. Martin is in Southern
Regional Jail on $50,000 cash bond.