HAILEY, Idaho ( KMVT / KSVT ) - A Blaine County man was arraigned today on felony charges for five counts of rape. Daniel Merino–Placios was arrested on August 13th for raping a minor on numerous occasions last summer.

He was thirty three or thirty four at the time of the crimes. The victim was fifteen. Authorities were contacted by a therapist to report the sexual abuse, which allegedly took place in August of 2014.