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Woman hired to take pictures sexually assaulted

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They were looking for work and thought Craigslist would be the best place to land jobs -- never suspecting they'd be walking into the hands of a sexual predator.

This west valley man is accused of using the site to lure his victims -- one of them just 15 years old.

Lee Charles Lubonne appeared very normal, but inside his home investigators found a stash of hard drives, video cameras and sex toys.

Now they fear the victim who came forward this past weekend and the 15-year-old may be two of many.

44-year-old Lee Charles Lubonne met the two victims through Craigslist. The teen thought she was being interviewed for a babysitting job, the 33-year-old photographer for a possible photo shoot.

Both victims ended up at the suspect's Litchfield Park home where they claim they were raped.

"He kind of gave me creepy feeling sometimes. And I always just took it as him being lonely. Because he is a single dad. Never left his house and no one came there," said neighbor Emily Johnson.

Johnson lives next door and snapped photos as the swat team moved in on Sunday. They came to arrest the suspect after the photographer called 911 claiming she had been drugged and raped at the suspect's house.

While investigators were looking into the 33-year-old's claim, they also tied Lubonne to the rape of the 15-year-old babysitter in March.

Inside Lubonne's home, investigators found video recording equipment in some of the rooms. Inside a safe, they discovered more than a dozen hard drives.

"There is a big problem out there," said Sheriff Joe Arpaio. "When you have a big safe filled with this type of equipment then you begin to wonder what is going on."

The suspect also had a duffel bag filled with women's personal items. The sheriff worries they may have been taken from victims.

"We have what we call trophies maybe 20, 25 that he keeps which we are concerned there may be many more women out there that are victims."

The sheriff says it'll take forensics teams a few weeks to go through all the electronics taken from the home.

The suspect is being held without bond.

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