BURLEY— A Burley man is charged with rape after Cassia County Sheriff detectives said he raped a mentally disabled girl multiple times.

Steven Ray Shaw Jr., 40, is charged with seven counts of felony rape of a person incapable of giving legal consent, felony counts of sexual battery of a child and battery with intent to commit a serious felony.

Investigators said in court records that he began having sexual contact with the girl starting on July 2, 2017, her 16th birthday.

Detectives said Shaw first had sex with the girl after he invited her and her little brother to go with him to Canada in his semi-truck.

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Court documents say Shaw assaulted the girl 13 or 14 times.

A preliminary hearing in the case is set for Jan. 12 in Cassia County Magistrate Court.


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