• HILLSBORO, Ore.- On November 19, 2019, a Washington County jury found Seven Stars, formerly known as Lorenzo Eric Gonzalez, guilty of second-degree sodomy. Deputy District Attorney Rayney Meisel prosecuted Mr. Stars in Judge Ricardo Menchaca’s courtroom.

      The investigation began in December of 2017 when a young woman called the Medford Police Department to report a case of online harassment. She told investigators that Mr. Stars was harassing her via a social media messaging service.

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On November 21, 2019, a Washington County jury found Brandon Wesley Eugene Treat guilty of fourth-degree assault. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail by Judge Eric Butterfield. The case was prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney Sara Loebner.

      On June 6, 2019, Washington County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to an apartment complex in Aloha, Oregon on a report of a domestic disturbance. When they arrived, they spoke to the female victim who reported she was involved in a physical altercation with Mr. Treat.

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On November 21, 2019, a Washington County jury found Jason Jeremiah Patton guilty of two counts of first-degree robbery and one count of second-degree robbery. Deputy District Attorney William Stabler prosecuted Mr. Patton in Judge Oscar Garcia’s courtroom.

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On November 14, 2019, 18-year-old Dylan James Gregory pleaded guilty to first-degree disorderly conduct, harassment and two counts of unlawful possession of methamphetamine. Judge Ted Sims sentenced Mr. Gregory to two years of probation. Deputy District Attorney Tyler Bissett and Deputy District Attorney Mark Richman prosecuted the two separate cases against Mr. Gregory.

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On November 1, 2019, a Washington County jury found Tasi Autele, also known as Brian Mulivai Autele, guilty of third-degree assault. On November 13, 2019, Judge Ricardo Menchaca sentenced Mr. Autele to two years in prison. Senior Deputy District Attorney John Gerhard prosecuted the case.

      On August 26, 2017, the victim and defendant attended a gathering at a mutual friend’s house in a rural area of Hillsboro, Oregon. The gathering continued without incident into the early morning hours of the next day.

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On November 8, 2019, a Washington County jury found Christopher Leroy Ainsworth guilty of attempted first-degree rape, first-degree sodomy, first-degree unlawful sexual penetration, first-degree sexual abuse, two counts of second-degree sex abuse, second-degree attempted sex abuse, third-degree sex abuse, unlawful delivery of a marijuana item and furnishing alcohol to a person under 21 years of age. Deputy District Attorney Jason Weiner prosecuted Mr. Ainsworth in Judge Andrew Erwin’s courtroom.

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On November 8, 2019, a Washington County jury found Martin Allen Johnson guilty of eight counts of first-degree murder in the 1998 rape and murder of 15-year-old Heather Fraser. The jury delivered a unanimous decision after less than three hours of deliberations. Chief Deputy District Attorney Bracken McKey and Senior Deputy District Attorney Jeff MacLean prosecuted Mr. Johnson in Judge Eric Butterfield’s courtroom.

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On October 11, 2019, a Washington County jury found John William Miller III guilty of five counts of first-degree sex abuse. On January 10, 2020, Judge Oscar Garcia sentenced the defendant to 150 months in prison. Deputy District Attorney Chris Lewman prosecuted the case against Mr. Miller III.

      The defendant was a previously convicted sex offender when he moved in with the victim and her mother in 2012. The abuse began a few years later and spanned at least three years.

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On October 11, 2019, Judge Eric Butterfield sentenced Hans Robert Eaton to 82 months in prison after he was convicted of two counts of second-degree assault, two counts of felony hit and run, one count of driving under the influence of intoxicants, and one count of reckless driving. Deputy District Attorney William Stabler prosecuted the case against Mr. Eaton.

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    • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On October 7, 2019, Brett Joseph McQuiston pleaded guilty to first-degree burglary and first-degree aggravated theft and was sentenced to five years in prison by Judge Janelle Wipper. Deputy District Attorney Katherine Glasson prosecuted the case against Mr. McQuiston.

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