Basin City Man Held on Suspicion of Rape

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A Basin City man is on a 72 hour hold, pending an investigation he allegedly raped a woman Sunday morning at a residence in Basin City.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office booked 30-year-old Fermin Tapia into the Franklin County Jail after receiving the report.

A search warrant was served at a residence on Basin Drive last night, where several items of evidence were seized.