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  • Over the past several weeks, the Washington County DA's Office has reached out to various community groups to emphasize the importance of access to justice for all members of the community. On February 1, 2017 District Attorney Bob Hermann and Chief Deputy DA Kevin Barton attended a forum... Read more
  • The Washington County DA’s Office has released its report regarding the December 25, 2016 officer involved shooting of murder suspect James Tylka. Link to Report Read more
  • The Washington County District Attorney's Office today announced that it has finished reviewing the Major Crimes Team investigation into the death of Katelynn Armand-Tylka. The investigation revealed the following: James and Katelynn Tylka were married in December, 2014, and had a daughter... Read more
  • State v Efrain Sanchez-Diaz aka Luis Hernandez-Diaz (C990462CR) On February 9, 2017 a Washington County jury unanimously found defendant Efrain Sanchez-Diaz guilty of murdering 21 year-old Maria Garcia Leonardo eighteen years prior on February 12, 1999. The guilty verdict came just three... Read more
  • On November 2, 2016, the Washington County Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) sponsored its annual Child Abuse Training Day for child abuse professionals. This training provided guidance for professionals who deal with all aspects of child abuse, both within Washington County and... Read more
  • The Washington County District Attorney’s Office is committed to ensuring that our community remains a safe place to live and work for all people regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, or any other protected status. We serve the people of Washington County in a variety... Read more
  • On January 26, 2017, Deputy District Attorney Melanie Musial presented at the Trademark Counterfeiting & Piracy training at Nike World Headquarters. This training was hosted by the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition (IACC) Foundation, Homeland Security Investigations, Nike Inc... Read more
  • The Washington County Sheriff's Office is giving notice to you that the Oregon Psychiatric Security Review Board (PSRB) has released a potentially dangerous predatory sex offender who will live in the community of Aloha. On January 25, 2017, the PSRB notified Sheriff Pat Garrett that... Read more
  • Thank you to all who donated to, attended and supported our 10th Annual Crime Victims' Rights Week Fundraising Barbecue. Your generosity once again made our event a huge success! Approximately 400 people attended and over $10,500 was raised for the District Attorney's Emergency Services...  Read more
  • Our annual fundraising barbecue for our Victims' Emergency Fund during Crime Victims' Rights Week was once again a success. The event was supported by county employees, community and law enforcement partners and the public. We served nearly 400 people and raised over $8,000 for our...  Read more

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