Coast Guard officer arraigned on rape charges

NORTH BEND, Ore. -- U.S. Coast Gaurd officer Luke Kanada, 20, stationed in North Bend was arraigned Monday morning on sex abuse and rape charges.

Coos County law enforcement says Kanada allegedly had a 3-month relationship with a 15-year old girl from July 28th to October 5th.

According to court documents, despite being in a dating relationship, the girl claims she did not give Kanada permission to have sex with her.

Kanada facing a number of charges. Some of which include third degree rape and giving alcohol to minors.

Kanada is currently out of jail, and is due back in court late next month for a preliminary hearing.