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Man Jailed For Raping Stepdaughter

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A Belgrade man is behind bars after allegedly sexually assaulting his stepdaughter for more than two years.

Manuel Verdeja, 45 is charged with sexual intercourse without consent and incest, both felonies.

A translator sat next to Verdeja in court on Monday, translating Spanish to English and English to Spanish.

According to charging documents, Verdeja has been sexually assaulting his stepdaughter almost weekly since 2012.

Judge Bryan Adams set his bail at $50,000. If convicted, he could face up to life in prison and be fined up to $100,000.

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