Child rape, abuse charges hit city man
June 2, 2012
The Muskogee Phoenix
Sat Jun 02, 2012, 12:18 AM CDT
A Muskogee man was charged Friday in Muskogee County District Court with child sexual abuse and rape.
Cary Casteel, 41, is accused of performing oral sex on a young girl some time between February 2000 and February 2001. His bond was set at $100,000.
Casteel also is charged with two counts of rape by instrumentation on the girl during the same time period. He also is charged with verbally sexually abusing the girl between January 2007 and December 2009.
In all, Casteel faces two counts of child sexual abuse and two of rape by instrumentation.
Child sexual abuse carries a sentence of up to life imprisonment.
Rape by instrumentation carries a sentence of five years to life without parole.
Casteel bonded out of the Muskogee County/City Detention Facility on Friday, according to a jail spokeswoman.