Corvallis Man Charged With 99 Sex Crimes Against Infant Girl

Charged with dozens of sex crimes against an infant girl, Edd Sterling Lahar was arrested by the Corvallis Department Thursday, and is being held on almost $6.7 million bail.

Police received a tip on Wednesday that Larar had sexually explicit pictures on his phone involving the infant. Serving a warrant at Lahar’s residence, investigators found evidence of numerous sex crimes involving the girl.

Lahar faces charges of:

  • Rape I (3 counts)
  • Sodomy I
  • Sexual Abuse I (7 counts)
  • Using a Child in Display of Sexually Explicit Conduct (15 counts)
  • Encouraging Child Sex Abuse I (15 counts)
  • Incest (7 counts)
  • Possession of Materials Depicting Sexually Explicit Conduct of a Child I (15 counts)
  • Encouraging Child Sex Abuse II (15 counts)
  • Sexual Misconduct (7 counts)
  • Endangering the Welfare of a Minor (7 counts)
  • Contributing to the Sexual Delinquency of a Minor (7 counts)

Police are asking anyone with further information to contact Detective Greg Kantola at (541) 766-6781.