Man accused of abducting, sexually assaulting Edmonton girl now facing U.S. federal charges


An Oregon man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old Edmonton girl is now facing federal charges.

Noah Madrano, 41, pleaded not responsible at his first federal court docket look in Portland, Ore., Monday for the six charges he is facing. He was beforehand charged with eight charges on the state degree. 

Madrano allegedly met the girl on-line and sexually exploited her for over a 12 months. 

The girl, who will not be being recognized by CBC, was rescued when Madrano was arrested and brought into custody in Oregon City on July 2. 

More particulars of the alleged abduction and assaults have been revealed Monday when the grand jury indictment was unsealed. 

According to court docket paperwork, Madrano sexually exploited the girl for over a 12 months earlier than travelling to Canada to fulfill her. Once in Canada, he took her to a lodge room, sexually abused her and recorded the abuse, the federal government alleges. 

The Oregon native returned to the U.S. however made a visit to Canada once more shortly after his first. 

Court paperwork state on his second journey, Madrano kidnapped the girl exterior her faculty, took her to a lodge, made her dye her hair and disguised her look.

During this time, Madrano allegedly abused the girl for a number of days earlier than driving her to the U.S. within the trunk of his automobile in June. 

The federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Madrano with travelling in interstate or overseas commerce with intent to have interaction in illicit sexual conduct, sexually exploiting a baby, transporting a baby interstate with intent to have interaction in prison sexual exercise, and possessing youngster pornography.

Madrano attended the listening to nearly, together with the sufferer’s dad and mom who each ready statements which they’re set to learn at his detention listening to on Wednesday. 

When requested in regards to the authorities’s stance on preserving Madrano in custody, prosecutors stated “[Madrano] assaulted somebody for over a 12 months and he’ll proceed to abuse children.”

Madrano was described as a flight threat and an excessive hazard to the group.

In August, The teen’s father informed CBC News that he anticipated federal charges to be laid. 

“Our focus is absolutely on making certain that Noah Madrano is distributed to jail for the longest quantity of time attainable,” the daddy stated on the time. 

A five-day jury trial is ready to start on December 13, 2022. None of the allegations have been confirmed in court docket. 

If convicted, Madrano faces a most sentence of life in federal jail with a 15-year obligatory minimal.


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