A 64-year-old Las Vegas man made his first appearance in court Wednesday on charges of sexually assaulting two girls in Rancho Santa Margarita dating back to 1993.

Donald Charles Luther, who was being held on $1.1 million bail, was charged Feb. 16 with 22 felonies regarding the two girls and made his first appearance in court in the jail courtroom in Santa Ana.

Luther is scheduled to be arraigned April 6.

Luther is charged with seven counts of lewd or lascivious acts with a minor younger than 14, three counts of oral copulation or sexual penetration with a child 10 years or younger, a count of forcible oral copulation on a child younger than 14, and three counts of sex or sodomy with a child 10 years or younger for one girl in 2010, according to court records.

Luther is also charged with one count of possession or control of child pornography, six counts of lewd or lascivious acts with a minor and a count of rape for the second alleged victim in 1993, according to court records.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Carrie Braun referred questions to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, which did not immediately respond to a request for details.

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