• This holiday season members of the Washington County District Attorney's Office joined with employees from other county departments in support of the SCOTTY Foundation's annual Tree of Giving program. The program collects Christmas gifts for foster children in the Washington... 

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  • On November 3, 2017, the Oregon Police Officers Association awarded the Distinguished Service Award to Chief Deputy District Attorney Kevin Barton, Detective Sergeant Troy Maslin (Forest Grove Police Department), and Detective Sergeant Terry McConnell (Columbus Ohio Police...

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  • On Friday, December 15, 2017, Washington County Circuit Court Judge D. Charles Bailey sentenced 34 year-old Alexander Rico Ortiz to 400 months in prison for raping two different women earlier in the year. Ortiz, a registered sex offender who had recently been released from...

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  • HILLSBORO, Ore. – This week Oregon Circuit Judge Andy Erwin sentenced two Washington men to prison for their roles in a dramatic smash and grab heist of a jewelry store in Washington Square Mall. Brandon Sullivan and Darereon Newton were convicted in separate court trials of...

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  • On 11/9/17 a Washington County jury unanimously convicted 49 year-old defendant Kevin Wayne Randolph of numerous child sex crimes involving young members of his own family. The verdict followed three days of trial in which jurors in the courtroom of Judge Eric Butterfield...

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  • HILLSBORO, Ore. – The Washington County District Attorney’s Office recently joined with local law enforcement agencies and community partners in two separate missions designed to combat human trafficking in Washington County. The operations in September and November of this...

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  • Chief Deputy District Attorney Kevin Barton and Beaverton Detective Chad Opitz were invited to speak at the annual JUST conference in New Orleans on October 25, 2017. Their presentation focused investigation and prosecution of juvenile sex trafficking, including an in-depth...

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  • Defense attorneys Chris Colburn and Ted Occhialino argued that the defendant did not intend to shoot Mr. Chaires and Mr. Castorena, and asked the jury to convict him of Manslaughter instead of Murder. The jury rejected the defense arguments and convicted the defendant of...

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  • On April 7, 2017, Jose Daniel Barrios-Gorgonio was sentenced to 25 years in prison. The defendant previously pled guilty to six counts of Sex Abuse in the First Degree and one count of Unlawful Sexual Penetration in the First Degree. The crimes represented the sexual assaults...

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  • Thank you to all who donated, attended and supported our 11th Annual Crime Victims' Rights Week Fundraising Event. Your generosity once again made our event a great success! This year’s event was held at the Hillsboro Civic Center due to the Seismic Retrofit Project underway... 

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