Local man jailed on rape charge

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Attack took place in Cannelton, police allege

CANNELTON – A 42-year-old Perry County man remains in jail on charges of rape, criminal deviate conduct, sexual battery and criminal confinement.

William E. Oliva, who gave police an address of 710 Harrison St., Troy, was arrested July 7 after police received a call that he had sexually assaulted and raped a woman in Cannelton.

Cannelton Patrolman Ryan Smith completed probable-cause affidavits and lodged Oliva into the county jail. He was being held last week on a $23,005 bond.

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