A Clarkston man accused of raping three underage girls has pleaded not guilty in Asotin County Superior Court.
20-year-old Shane Blankenship faces two counts of third-degree child rape and one count of second-degree child rape. The third-degree rape charges refer to two female victims who were at least 14, but younger than 16 at the time of the alleged crime this past November and December.
The second-degree rape charge refers to a female victim who was at least 12, but younger than 14.
Blankenship’s next court appearance is scheduled for Feb. 28.