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  • On February 14, 2018, the Washington County District Attorney’s Office joined with other sponsors to present a training event for law enforcement officers on the topic of “Issues in Domestic Violence Investigations.” The training was sponsored by the Washington County Domestic Violence... Read more
  • On Thursday, January 25, 2018, Washington County Circuit Court Judge Oscar Garcia sentenced 36 year-old Ahmed Turay Jr to 70 months in prison for pimping out a 17 year-old female via the website backpage.com. Turay was arrested in September, 2017, during a sex trafficking sting operation... Read more
  • Parents raising teenage children face a confusing and constantly evolving social media landscape where striking the right balance between protecting their child and respecting his or her independence can feel impossible. The best place to start is with good information about current trends... Read more
  • On January 23, 2018, John D. Hart of Vermont was sentenced to 12 years in prison by Judge D. Charles Bailey for sexually abusing an Aloha teen that he met through an online forum for the video game "Call of Duty." Hart began grooming the victim when she was 15 years old, initially... Read more
  • On January 12, 2018, Washington County Circuit Court Judge Eric Butterfield sentenced 49 year-old Kevin Wayne Randolph to 975 months in prison (81 years) for numerous sex crimes he committed against members of his own family. Randolph, who appeared in the custody of the Washington County... Read more
  • The Oregon District Attorneys Association recently honored Washington County District Attorney Bob Hermann with the 2017 ODAA's first ever Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes an elected District Attorney whose career has been dedicated to serving the citizens of his or her... Read more
  • 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 County area....  Read more
  • 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 Department) in... Read more
  • 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 prison after... Read more
  • 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 Aggravated... Read more

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