• HILLSBORO, Ore.- On April 8, 2020, Benjamin Hunter Garland pleaded guilty to unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, fraudulent use of a credit card and second-degree theft. Additionally, his probation was revoked on charges of unlawful use of a weapon, attempted coercion, fourth-degree assault and obliteration or change of a firearm identification number. Mr. Garland was then sentenced to three years in prison by Judge Rebecca Guptill. Senior Deputy District Attorney Gina Skinner prosecuted the defendant.

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On April 1, 2020, Davorea Markelle Tyjuan Walker pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree assault with a firearm. He was sentenced to 80 months in prison by Washington County Judge Rebecca Guptill. Senior Deputy District Attorney John Gerhard prosecuted the case against Mr. Walker.

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    • A message from Washington County District Attorney Kevin Barton in response to COVID-19 delivered on March 20, 2020. 

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On March 10, 2020, Talita Weltzien pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter and driving under the influence of intoxicants. Judge Oscar Garcia then sentenced Ms. Weltzien to 110 months in prison. Deputy District Attorney Will Stabler prosecuted the case against the defendant.

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On March 5, 2020, Judge Ted Sims sentenced Fidencio Diaz-Eguiza to 70 months in prison following his convictions by a jury on charges of second-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon. Senior Deputy District Attorney John Gerhard prosecuted the case against Mr. Diaz-Eguiza.

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On February 25, 2020, Aubri Rita Jenkins was convicted of unlawful use of a weapon, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, recklessly endangering another person, reckless driving and two counts of failure to preform duties of a driver in a bench trial. Judge Janelle Wipper then sentenced the defendant to 18 months in prison for her crimes. Deputy District Attorney Sara Loebner prosecuted the case against Ms. Jenkins.

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On January 3, 2020, Paul Douglas Burdick pleaded guilty to six misdemeanor counts of third-degree sex abuse. On February 20, 2020, Judge Andrew Erwin sentenced the defendant to six months in the Washington County Jail along with five years of formal probation with sex offender treatment. Senior Deputy District Attorney Andy Pulver prosecuted the case against Mr. Burdick.

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On February 13, 2020, a Washington County jury convicted Joel Beltran-Casillas of first-degree rape, second-degree sexual abuse and third-degree sexual abuse. Senior Deputy District Attorney Allison Brown prosecuted the defendant in Judge Janelle Wipper’s courtroom.

      On April 2, 2020, Judge Wipper sentenced the defendant to 100 months in prison. Judge Wipper aslo ordered the defendant to undergo post-prison supervision upon his release, to register as a sex offender and barred him from having any contact with minors.

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On February 13, 2020, Judge Beth Roberts sentenced Enrique Zacarias Diaz to 90 months in prison. On February 10, 2020, Mr. Diaz pleaded guilty to attempted murder. Chief Deputy District Attorney Jeff Lesowski prosecuted the case against the defendant.

      On June 16, 2019, the victim was walking in downtown Hillsboro, Oregon when he noticed the defendant staring at him. He kept walking but was then attacked from behind by the defendant. The defendant used a box cutter knife to slash his neck and cut his face.  

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On February 7, 2020, a Washington County jury convicted Elliot Satoru Carr of two counts of unlawful use of a weapon, felon in possession of a firearm, two counts of menacing, first-degree aggravated theft, five counts of aggravated identity theft, three counts of identity theft, two counts of unauthorized use of a vehicle, two counts of possession of a stolen vehicle, unlawful delivery and possession of methamphetamine, and unlawful delivery and possession of heroin. Senior Deputy District Attorney John Gerhard prosecuted Mr. Carr in Judge Andrew Erwin’s courtroom.

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