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Oregon News: PORTLAND, Opiod Prosecutions Lead to Seizure of Three Million User Doses of Heroin, Oxycodone and Fentanyl Across Oregon

Narcotic seizures are among the largest in District of Oregon history PORTLAND, Ore. — U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams announced today that since the beginning of May 2018, federal law enforcement authorities and their task force partners have seized 158 pounds of heroin, 600 grams of oxycodone, and half a pound of fentanyl. Combined, the … Continue reading Oregon News: PORTLAND, Opiod Prosecutions Lead to Seizure of Three Million User Doses of Heroin, Oxycodone and Fentanyl Across Oregon

Oregon News: Talent, Oregon Man Pleads Guilty to Distribute Cocaine and Trading Cocaine for Firearms

MEDFORD, Ore. – On Monday, October 29, 2018, Jonathan Alan Ochoa, 31, of Talent, Oregon, pleaded guilty to one count each of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. According to court documents, between July and August 2017, Ochoa agreed … Continue reading Oregon News: Talent, Oregon Man Pleads Guilty to Distribute Cocaine and Trading Cocaine for Firearms

Oregon News: PORTLAND, U.S. Attorney Williams Announces November 2018 Election Day Program and Appoints Distrcit Election Officer

PORTLAND, Ore.—United States Attorney Billy J. Williams announced today that Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) Adrian L. Brown will lead the efforts of his office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 6, 2018 election. AUSA Brown has been appointed to serve as the District Election Officer (DEO) … Continue reading Oregon News: PORTLAND, U.S. Attorney Williams Announces November 2018 Election Day Program and Appoints Distrcit Election Officer

Oregon News: Seattle Man, Martin J. Shain Given Federal Prison Sentence for Fraud Involving Former Oregon Department of Energy Employee

PORTLAND, Ore. – Martin J. Shain, 61, of Seattle, Washington, was sentenced today to 46 months in federal prison and three years’ supervised release for engaging in a fraud scheme with a former Oregon Department of Energy Employee. Shain was also ordered to pay more than $520,000 in restitution. “At the expense of taxpayers, small … Continue reading Oregon News: Seattle Man, Martin J. Shain Given Federal Prison Sentence for Fraud Involving Former Oregon Department of Energy Employee

Oregon News: Pendleton Man, Shane Britton Found Guilty of Abusive Sexual Contact on the Umatilla Indian Reservation

PORTLAND, Ore. – On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, a federal jury in Portland found Shane Britton, 43, of Pendleton, Oregon, guilty of abusive sexual contact. According to court documents and evidence presented at trial, in June 2016, Britton was staying at a residence shared by the victim and her mother on the Umatilla Indian Reservation. … Continue reading Oregon News: Pendleton Man, Shane Britton Found Guilty of Abusive Sexual Contact on the Umatilla Indian Reservation

Oregon News: Harrisburg Man, Shawn Sherman Wilson Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Dealing Heroin and Illegally Possessing a Firearm

EUGENE, Ore. – Shawn Sherman Wilson, Jr., 27, of Harrisburg, Oregon, was sentenced today to 60 months in federal prison and five years’ supervised release for dealing heroin and illegally possessing a firearm. According to court documents, law enforcement began investigating Wilson in July 2017 after receiving a tip from a confidential source that he … Continue reading Oregon News: Harrisburg Man, Shawn Sherman Wilson Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Dealing Heroin and Illegally Possessing a Firearm

Oregon News: Clark County Man, Isaac Benjamin Voss Sentenced to 37 Months in Prison for Fraud Scheme Involving False Clean Energy Company

PORTLAND, Ore. – Isaac Benjamin Voss, 41, of Clark County, Washington, was sentenced today to 37 months in prison and three years’ supervised release for defrauding domestic and foreign investors who believed they were investing in a viable clean energy company. According to court documents, in 2007, Voss made a deal with a Canadian scientist … Continue reading Oregon News: Clark County Man, Isaac Benjamin Voss Sentenced to 37 Months in Prison for Fraud Scheme Involving False Clean Energy Company

Oregon News: PORTLAND, “Froggy Robber” Indicted n Federal Court on Five Charges

PORTLAND, Ore. – Diego Sanchez-Lopez, 23, of Clark County, Washington, known locally as the “Froggy Robber,” made an initial appearance today in federal court before U.S. Magistrate Judge Stacie F. Beckerman. The court previously unsealed a five-count indictment alleging Sanchez-Lopez robbed five Portland-area banks between November 2017 and April 2018. Sanchez-Lopez faces federal bank robbery … Continue reading Oregon News: PORTLAND, “Froggy Robber” Indicted n Federal Court on Five Charges