Madison Township man indicted on 22 counts of rape

Benjamin Vargo (Source: Middletown Jail)
Benjamin Vargo (Source: Middletown Jail)

MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) - A Madison Township man is behind bars on several rape charges.

Benjamin Vargo, 25, has been indicted on 22 counts of rape and two counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.

Prosecutors say the offenses happened between 2000 and 2008 and involved three juvenile victims.

Vargo is being arraigned on Oct. 18 and is currently being held at the Middletown Jail on a $1 million bond. He also has a preliminary hearing Friday for separate rape charge.

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