Anthony Ratfield

Anthony Ratfield

A Blair man is facing felony sexual assault charges following a two-county investigation.

Anthony D. Ratfield, 18, is charged with two counts of first-degree sexual assault, a Class 2 felony; incest under 18 years of age, a Class 2A felony; and incest, a Class 3 felony.

Ratfield was arrested Thursday on a warrant.

Washington County Attorney Scott Vander Schaaf said an investigation on some other allegations began in Douglas County.

“During the course of that investigation it appeared that some criminal conduct may have been occurred in Washington County,” he said.

Authorities with the Washington County Sheriff's Office and Project Harmony investigated those allegations.

According to the complaint, the alleged incidents occurred in 2012 and 2016 with victims who were born in 2002 and 2005.

Details of the incidents are not available after the court sealed the arrest affidavit.

Ratfield is awaiting sentencing in two theft cases. He accepted a plea agreement Aug. 28 in Washington County District Court. Sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 30.

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