Marion County teen facing sex-related charges involving 3 victims

Photo: Dalton Beckman

A Marion County man, 19-year-old Dalton Beckman of Yellville, is facing felony sex-related charges involving three alleged victims.

Beckman is charged with one count of rape, a Class Y felony, and three counts of sexual indecency with a child, Class D felonies. Class Y felonies are the most serious classification of crime in Arkansas not punishable by death.

According to the probable cause affidavit filed Wednesday, Beckman’s initial case was transferred to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office from the Arkansas State Police Crimes Against Children Division.

The initial case involved allegations of Beckman having raped a female who was 13 years of age at the time of the incident last summer.

During a post Miranda interview, Beckman allegedly confessed to the allegation.

He also reportedly confessed to having had sexual intercourse on two separate occasions with a 14-year-old female victim in the summer of 2020.

He then made an additional confession of having had sexual contact with a third victim, identified as a 14-year-old female.

Bond for Beckman was set at $75,000.

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