HILLSBORO, Ore.- On May 2, 2019, Jonathan Guzman was sentenced to 75 months in prison by Judge Ricardo Menchaca. On April 19, 2019, Guzman pleaded guilty to Second-Degree Manslaughter and Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants. Deputy District Attorney Nadya Martin prosecuted the case against Guzman.

On July 28, 2018, Guzman was intoxicated and driving at speeds approaching 100 miles per hour when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a light pole along Beaverton Hillsdale Highway. The crash killed his passenger, the mother of three children. Guzman was taken to the hospital and was found to have a blood alcohol level of .161, more than twice the legal limit. Several beer cans were also found near the crash site.

The Washington County District Attorney’s Office would like to acknowledge the work of the multi-agency Crash Analysis Reconstruction Team (CART) for their work on this case. We would also like to acknowledge the courage of the victim’s three children who all wrote victim impact statements to be considered at the sentencing hearing.

Guzman has been transferred to the Oregon Department of Corrections to begin serving his sentence.

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The Washington County Human Trafficking Task Force is dedicated to helping the victims of human trafficking. In conjunction with our partners at Safety Compass, we helped facilitate and conduct a human trafficking awareness training for Wauna Credit Union branch managers. Please contact Stephen Mayer at Stephen_Mayer@co.washington.or.us if you would like to request similar training for your business or organization. 

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HILLSBORO, Ore.- On April 19, 2019, Washington County Judge Ted Sims sentenced Randall Todd Brown to 107 months in prison. On April 5, 2019, Brown was convicted of nine counts stemming from a head-on crash which injured two women in September, and four additional charges that were filed after he was caught driving another stolen car in December. Deputy District Attorney Andrew Freeman prosecuted the case against Brown.

On September 1, 2018, Brown was driving a stolen Honda Civic on West Union Road between Cornelius Pass Road and 185th Avenue in Washington County when he went over the center line and caused a head-on crash with an oncoming truck occupied by two elderly sisters.

After Brown was airlifted from the scene, doctors at Oregon Health & Science University discovered that he was under the influence of methamphetamine. Meanwhile, investigating deputies and members of the Washington County Crash Analysis and Reconstruction Team (CART) discovered that the Honda contained two firearms (one stolen in a burglary and recently used in a Hillsboro shooting), credit cards stolen in a different burglary, and a bag with dozens of car keys and a methamphetamine pipe.

Brown was indicted and charged with nine counts for the crash and was on pre-trial release when deputies monitoring a known drug house caught him in another stolen car on December 21, 2018. Deputies observed that the ignition of the stolen Subaru was punched all the way through the steering column and Brown was operating the vehicle with a flathead screw driver. After arresting Brown deputies found a substantial quantity of methamphetamine in Brown’s pocket along with other drug paraphernalia. That case was added to the original charges and prosecuted over the course of one trial.

Brown, a convicted felon with a lengthy criminal history, was convicted of all thirteen counts, including Felon in Possession of Firearm, Unlawful Use of a Vehicle, Assault, DUII, and Delivery of Methamphetamine. In addition to his prison sentence, Brown was ordered to undergo three years of post-prison supervision following his release. He was also ordered to pay restitution to his victims. Brown has been transferred to the Oregon Department of Corrections to begin serving his sentence.

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David Andrade-Arroyo and Juan Gabriel Sosa.

HILLSBORO, Ore.- This week, the Washington County District Attorney’s Office successfully convicted two defendants in cases involving separate undercover sting operations.

On April 17, 2019, a jury convicted David Andrade-Arroyo of one count of First-Degree Online Sex Corruption and two counts of Luring a Minor.

On May 3, 2018, Andrade-Arroyo was arrested as part of a child predator sting operation conducted by the Beaverton Police Department with assistance from the Portland Police Bureau and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Andrade-Arroyo was 19 when he began communication with whom he thought was a 15-year-old girl through a social media app. That girl was an undercover detective. Andrade-Arroyo request to meet with the purported child that night to have sex. He also sent a sexually explicit image. He arrived on the agreed-on location in Beaverton and was arrested by undercover detectives. He admitted he had come to the location because of the chat, but claimed he only came to talk and did not intend to have sex with the purported child. 

This case was prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney Allison Brown. Judge Ricardo Menchaca oversaw the trial against Andrade-Arroyo. Sentencing is scheduled for June 21, 2019.

On April 18, 2019, a Washington County jury found Juan Gabriel Sosa guilty of Luring a Minor, Second-Degree Attempted Sex Abuse and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. This case was prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney Andrew Freeman in the courtroom of Judge Beth Roberts.

Sosa was 27 when he was arrested on November 9, 2018, as part of an undercover human trafficking sting conducted by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. As part of the sting, undercover officers created a profile on a social media app posing as a teenage girl. Sosa contacted the account and told officers he was fine with the girl’s stated age of 16. He proceeded to engage in sexually explicit conversations with officers, asked for naked photos and sent a shirtless picture of himself. Sosa was arrested at a public park where he believed he was meeting the girl for sex. He was found with a concealed and loaded handgun inside his waistband and had a condom in his pocket.   

Sentencing in this case is set for May 3, 2019.

The Washington County District Attorney’s Office would like to acknowledge the hard work of the law enforcement agencies noted above. We would also like to acknowledge the work of Detective Chad Opitz from the Beaverton Police Department and Detective Mark Povolny from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office on these cases.

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HILLSBORO, Ore.- On April 19, 2019, Washington County Judge Danielle Hunsaker sentenced Israel Marcel Moore to 25 years in prison pursuant to ORS 137.700, also known as Jessica’s Law. On April 5, 2019, Moore was convicted by a jury of one count of First-Degree Sexual Penetration and seven counts of First-Degree Sex Abuse. The case was prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney Allison Brown.

The Beaverton Police Department began investigating Moore in September of 2017 after a young girl’s family made a report of possible abuse by Moore. The girl showed incredible courage in coming forward and in disclosing the details of the abuse to experts at CARES Northwest. She described three separate incidents of sexual abuse by Moore over the course of 2017.

The Washington County District Attorney’s Office would like to acknowledge the investigative work of Beaverton Police Detective Doug Jones as well as the staff at CARES Northwest for their efforts on this case. We would also like to acknowledge the courage shown by the victim in testifying before her abuser in court. That testimony was vital in securing a guilty verdict against Moore.

In addition to his prison sentence, Moore must also register as a sex offender. He was also ordered to undergoing lifetime post-prison supervision once he is released. Moore has been transferred to the Oregon Department of Corrections to begin serving his sentence.

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HILLSBORO, Ore.- On April 5, 2019, a Washington County jury found Bryon Lloyd Akins guilty of 14 counts of sexual abuse. He was sentenced to 50 years in prison by Judge Eric Butterfield. Senior Deputy District Attorney Megan Johnson prosecuted the case against Akins.

Washington County Sheriff’s Detective Robert Rookhuyzen began investigating Akins in August of 2018 after the sheriff’s office received a report of possible abuse involving two young girls known to Akins. With assistance from experts at CARES Northwest, investigators determined the abuse happened multiple times over the span of at least two years.

Akins denied the allegations of abuse but was found guilty after a three-day jury trial.

We would like to acknowledge the work of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, including Detective Rookhuyzen, on this case. We would also like to thank CARES Northwest for their assistance.

Akins has been transferred to the Oregon Department of Corrections to serve his sentence.

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