The State

The sexual bondage trial of a 31-year-old Red Bluff millworker must be held somewhere outside of Tehama County because of news coverage of the case, a Superior Court judge ruled. Judge Stanley Young granted a change of venue sought in Red Bluff by the attorney for Cameron Hooker, who faces 18 counts of rape, kidnaping, sodomy and other felony charges. Hooker is accused of kidnaping a 20-year-old woman in 1977 and holding her as a sex slave for seven years. After her escape last summer, the young woman told authorities that Hooker often kept her confined for months in wooden boxes at his home.

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