HILLSBORO, Ore.- On January 23, 2019, Washington County Circuit Court Judge Andrew Erwin found John Patrick Gilbreath guilty of first-degree unlawful sexual penetration. Senior Deputy District Attorney Andy Pulver prosecuted the case and argued the court should impose a prison sentence under Measure 11 guidelines. The court chose not to impose that sentence and ordered Mr. Gilbreath to serve probation for a period of five years. 

Under the guidelines of his probation, Judge Erwin ordered the defendant to undergo and successfully complete a sex offender treatment program. That program included mandatory polygraph testing. During a polygraph examination, Mr. Gilbreath admitted he sexually abused six additional children at Partridge House daycare in Beaverton, Oregon where he worked. Mr. Gilbreath had concealed these additional victims throughout his sex offender treatment program, and investigators were only aware of two victims at the time of his trial.

SDDA Pulver brought this new evidence before the court. On March 9, 2022, Judge Erwin found the defendant in violation of his probation. The judge then revoked his probation and sentenced Mr. Gilbreath to five years in prison and lifetime post-prison supervision. 

The Washington County District Attorney’s Office wishes to acknowledge the work of the Washington County Parole and Probation Department on this case. You can read our original press release here.

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Stephen Mayer
Public Information Officer
March 21, 2022