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Hobbs Inmate Accused of Raping His Cell Mate

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A Hobbs inmate is accused of raping his cell mate.

According to the criminal report, 28-year-old Michael Vallez asked his roommate, 40-year-old Christopher Castillo, to come to his bunk to talk.

When he did, Vallez allegedly pulled down his underwear and said he was "bisexual."

He then forced Castillo face down and raped him.

Vallez has been charged with criminal sexual penetration.