Category: Oregon District

Baker City Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Stealing Covid-Relief Funds | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—A Baker City, Oregon man was sentenced to federal prison today for fraudulently converting to his own personal use federal money intended to help small businesses during the COVID-19…

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Oregon Tribes Among 12 Selected for Participation in Program Enhancing Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases | USAO-OR

WASHINGTON—The Department of Justice has selected an additional 12 federally recognized tribes to participate in the expansion of the Tribal Access Program for National Crime Information (TAP), a program that…

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Local Man Pleads Guilty for Bank Fraud Scheme | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—A Portland man pleaded guilty today for perpetrating a bank fraud scheme whereby he used a residential property he did not own as collateral for obtaining a bank loan…

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Colorado Man Sentenced to 16 Years in Federal Prison for Unprovoked Stabbing of Black Man | USAO-OR

EUGENE, Ore.— A Colorado man was sentenced to federal prison today for stabbing a Black man from Ontario, Oregon, while the man was sitting in a fast-food restaurant. Nolan Levi…

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Leader of International Firearm Trafficking Conspiracy Pleads Guilty in Federal Court | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—A Mexican national residing in Portland pleaded guilty today for his leadership role in a conspiracy to illegally obtain high-powered semi-automatic rifles and high-grade firearms in and around the…

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Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Deputy U.S. Marshal with Hammer During Portland Protest | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—A Texas man pleaded guilty today for assaulting a Deputy U.S. Marshal with a construction hammer during a July 2020 protest in Downtown Portland. Jacob Michael Gaines, 24, pleaded…

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California Man Sentenced for Role in Scheme to Smuggle Endangered and Vulnerable Turtles from the U.S. To China | USAO-OR

EUGENE, Ore.— A Chinese national residing in Los Angeles was sentenced in federal court today for his role in a scheme to purchase hundreds of endangered and vulnerable turtles in…

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Portland Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Arson During Protest at Multnomah County Justice Center | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—A Portland man was sentenced to federal prison today for committing arson at the Multnomah County Justice Center during a protest in May 2020.  Edward Thomas Schinzing, 33, was…

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Former Chiropractor Sentenced to Federal Prison for Distribution of Oxycodone | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—A Clackamas, Oregon man was sentenced to federal prison today for distributing oxycodone pills acquired from dozens of fraudulent prescriptions, one of which led to the overdose death of…

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West Linn Man Pleads Guilty for Role in Real Estate, Agriculture, and Mining Investment Schemes | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—A West Linn, Oregon man pleaded guilty today for posing as a successful real estate developer, hemp seed cultivator, and owner of a precious metals mining venture to fraudulently…

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