HILLSBORO, Ore.- On February 18, 2022, a Washington County jury found Jorge Ulises Serrano guilty of first-degree rape and two counts of first-degree sodomy. On June 10, 2022, Judge Ricardo Menchaca sentenced the defendant to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Deputy District Attorney Nadya Martin prosecuted the case.

In October of 2018, the victim, who was living out of state at the time, was alerted to a concerning video posted to a pornographic website. It depicted the victim engaged in sexual activity with an unidentified man. The victim had limited memory of the encounter and had no recollection that it was recorded. 

The victim reported the video to police. Investigators found it and confirmed it depicted the victim. The video garnered more than 165,000 views. 

In November of 2018, the victim received a friend request from a stranger via social media. She accepted the defendant’s request and he began messaging her. As the two communicated, the victim realized that she met the defendant when he worked as a security guard at her apartment complex. As the communication continued, the defendant admitted that he engaged in sexual activity with her despite knowing that she was highly intoxicated. He also admitted that he committed various acts after she fell unconscious. 

The Washington County District Attorney’s Office wishes to acknowledge the bravery shown by the victim in reporting this to authorities. This office also thanks Detective Mark Povolny and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office for their work on this case. 


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Stephen Mayer
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February 18, 2022