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11/3/2017 - Alturas Man Arrested in Additional Child Molestation Case - Click here to print this information

Modoc County resident 57-year-old John Gregory Hughes turned himself into the Modoc County Sheriff's Office yesterday morning after learning that he had a warrant issued for his arrest.

Hughes was arrested on October 6th on multiple counts of child molestation.

Hughes was released from custody later that same day after posting bail.

Additional victims have since come forward and have been interviewed by the Modoc County Sheriff's Office.

Earlier this week, additional police reports were forwarded to the Modoc County District Attorney's Office alleging new allegations.

On Wednesday, a warrant was issued for Hughes' arrest alleging an additional 90 counts of child molestation.

Hughes turned himself into authorities on Thursday morning and is currently being held in the Modoc County Jail on $1,000,000 dollars bail.

This is still an ongoing investigation.

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