Kings County Supervisor arrested on rape charges


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Corcoran Police say 40-year-old Richard Valle was arrested Wednesday for raping a 24-year-old friend while she was unconscious.

Police say the two were drinking earlier in the night at his house. Hours later, the woman arrived at police headquarters crying -- and claiming she had been raped by Valle.

Richard Valle was elected to the Board of Supervisors in 2008. He could be arraigned on the sexual assault charges as early as Friday.

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