BRAWLEY — Accused child molester Ray Valenzuela pleaded not guilty on Wednesday during his arraignment for two additional charges stemming from lewd acts he allegedly committed with an underage victim in 2006.

The 48-year-old Imperial resident appeared briefly at the Brawley courthouse to face arraignment for one count of a forcible lewd act on a child and one count of sodomy of a person under the age of 18, both felonies.

Staff Writer Julio Morales can be reached at jmorales@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3415.

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