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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – A Highlands County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested in South Florida over the weekend on domestic rape charges.

David Warren Ray was deployed to serve near Miami in a Florida National Guard unit, according to an arrest report.

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Ray, 39, was arrested at a hotel where he was staying on Friday night, the Miami Herald reported.

Ray is a sergeant first class with the Army’s 116th Field Artillery Regiment, and had been in South Florida since January to help with COVID-19 response efforts, the Herald reported. His deployment was scheduled to end later this month.

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A lawyer for Ray was not listed on jail records.

No additional details were immediately available.

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