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Local man suspected of sexual assault in Chaffee County

EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. – Paul Eugene Breer, a resident of Missouri Heights, was arrested at his home Monday on suspicion of sexual assault on a child by a person in position of trust and for suspicion of incest, according to the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office.

Breer, 81, is in custody in Eagle County Jail on $100,000 bond. The alleged sexual assault occurred in Chaffee County. A judge there signed an arrest warrant Monday, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office said, and Breer was arrested by detectives from Chaffee County and officials from the Salida office of the district attorney. Eagle County sheriff’s deputies assisted. It is anticipated he will be transferred to Chaffee County.

“Deputies seized several computers and other electronic devices from the house after the arrest,” the statement from Eagle County said. “They will be sent to an independent agency for forensic analysis.”

No details of the alleged crime were released because authorities want to protect the victim’s identity, the statement said. “Authorities have reason to suspect that other persons have been victimized by Breer and are actively attempting to identify them,” the statement said. Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Andy Rohrich of the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office at 719-530-5729.

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