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Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office
Thursday June 6th, 2013 :: 12:03 p.m. CDT

Advisory

OCSO INVESTIGATORS ARREST MAN FOR 35 CRIMINAL COMPLAINTS RELATED TO SEX ACTS WITH A CHILD. #okcoso

(Oklahoma City) June 4, 2013 the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) Investigations Division responded to investigate 32-year Matthew Allen Riffel (d.o.b. 10/01/1980) on complaints he was sexually abusing a young child in Harrah, Oklahoma. During their investigation Riffel admitted to several crimes involving him taking sexual advantage of the child.

“This case is very troubling”, said Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel. “This predator violated an innocent child, fortunately when the witness discovered what was happening that person came forward and our deputies were able to get Riffel away from his victim, and put him in jail.”

The arrested admitted to taking pornographic pictures of the victim, Riffel also detailed how he inappropriately touched and had sex with his victim. Riffel was booked into the Oklahoma County Detention Center on June 4, 2013; he is facing multiple complaints including:

*Possession of child pornography (5 counts)
*Lewd acts with a child under 16 (20 counts)
*Rape first degree (1 count)
*Rape by instrumentation (8 counts)
*Violation of computer crimes act (1 count)

Riffel is currently in the Oklahoma County jail, his bond has been set at $802,000.00.

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Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office
201 N Shartel Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

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Oklahoma City, OK 73106

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