Man wanted on sex crimes turns himself in to police

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BAXTER COUNTY, Ark. — A Arkansas man wanted on charges of sex crimes against children has turned himself in.

Jeffrey Barger, 39, of Mountain Home is charged with rape and second degree sexual assault.

Authorities say two female juvenile victims made the allegations against Barger during interviews at a Child Advocacy Center.

Barger is being held on $100,000 bond. His first court appearance is set for Dec. 3.

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