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(Portland, OR)  --  A man who's accused of raping a woman and later killing a man and his dog in Northeast Portland is awaiting his next court appearance after pleading not guilty to the charges.  Portland police say 33-year-old Alexander R. Ortiz is accused of raping a woman at a motel near the 38-hundred block of Northeast 82nd Avenue on February 27th, then fleeing to a nearby apartment complex and killing 59-year-old Eleazar "Tony" Herrera Villegas and his Jack Russell Terrier.  Ortiz is due back in court on March 14th.

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