• HILLSBORO, Ore.- On December 17, 2018, the Washington County Adult Drug Court took a break from normal proceedings to celebrate the holidays and the accomplishments of those enrolled in our program. Suits and ties were replaced by holiday costumes and decorations as court...

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  • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On December 14, 2018, a Washington County jury found Tyrone Neil Murphy guilty on multiple counts of sexual assault after a pattern of victimization that spanned a decade. Murphy was found guilty on four counts of first-degree Sodomy, two counts of first-...

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  • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On December 13, 2018, a Washington County jury found Darby Andrew McBride guilty on all three counts brought against him by Deputy District Attorney Jeffery MacLean. Those charges include Assault 3 Serious Injury with Weapon, Reckless Driving and Criminal...

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  • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On December 7, 2018, Judge Ricardo Menchaca sentenced Kenneth Garcia to 25 years in prison after his conviction on several sex crimes involving two juvenile victims. Those convictions include two counts of Sodomy in the First Degree, Sexual Abuse in the...

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  • HILLSBORO, Ore.- On November 30, 2018, Muizz Sosna was convicted of Sex Abuse in the Second Degree, Rape in the Third Degree, Menacing and Unlawful Use of a Weapon following a four-day jury trial.   The convictions involve an incident from November 2017 when the victim was 14...

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  •   This October the Washington County District Attorney's Office joins with our law enforcement and community partners in pledging critical resources and support for victims in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence affects adults and children throughout...

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  • On July 26, 2018, Samuel T. Burris of Beaverton was sentenced to 150 months in prison by Judge Janelle Wipper for two incidents where he publicly masturbated at Dollar Tree stores in front of children under 10 years old. Burris, a registered sex offender, will not be eligible...

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  • On July 19, 2018, a Washington County jury unanimously convicted 40 year-old Michael Henry Forker of nine child sex crimes stemming from his abuse of a homeless 16 year-old boy in 2002. The verdict came after three days of trial in which jurors in the courtroom of Judge...

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  • HILLSBORO, ORE: Effective July 1, 2018, Kevin Barton took office as Washington County's new District Attorney.  Mr. Barton won a contested election for the position on May 15, 2018, garnering 68.5% of the votes.  Following Mr. Barton's successful campaign, longtime District...

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  • On April 3, 2018, Governor Kate Brown signed SB 1562, expanding the circumstances under which the crime of Strangulation is a felony offense. Beginning January 1, 2019, committing strangulation against a family or household member (an act of domestic violence) is a Class C... 

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