• HILLSBORO, Ore.- On May 20, 2019, Brian David Couture pleaded guilty to Initiating a False Report. Judge Beth Roberts ordered Couture to perform 80 hours of community service and to pay restitution. Deputy District Attorney Thomas James Belesiu prosecuted the case against Couture.

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    • A text message, a photo or even a social media post. These days, digital evidence can play a key role in many of the cases that our office handles. That's why we teamed up with the Washington County Sheriff's Office and Community Corrections to launch the Washington County Digital Forensics Labratory. We now have the ability to process this evidence more quickly, so we can continue to seek justice and protect our community. Take a look at how the lab works!

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    • 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.

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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.

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    • 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.

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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.

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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.

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On April 12, 2019, Victor Roberto Saravia pleaded guilty to four counts of First-Degree Sex Abuse and was sentenced to 20 years in prison by Washington County Judge Ted Sims. Deputy District Attorney Allison Brown prosecuted the case against Saravia.

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. During this month and throughout the year, the Washington County Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Team is dedicated to supporting professionals in our community in their work to reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect. In recognition of this important month, please join our Child Abuse MDT members on Monday April 8th, 2019 at 1:30 PM on the east side steps of the Washington County Courthouse (145 NE 2nd Avenue, Hillsboro).

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