Suspect in Castaic rape case arrested in N.Y.

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. Authorities said Eugene Lee Upshaw, 45, had been traveling cross-country with truckers, and after developing tips, deputies arrested him in Steuben County Thursday.

Surveillance video showed Upshaw at a market in /*Castaic*/ where the victim agreed to give him a ride if he bought her a bottle of alcohol last August.

Investigators said Upshaw later raped her in a remote area outside of Castaic.

Upshaw is also a suspect in rape cases in Washington and Oregon, and is a person of interest in a homicide investigation in Phoenix, Ariz.

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