Category: Oregon District

Salem Drug Trafficker Sentenced to Federal Prison | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—A Salem, Oregon area drug trafficker was sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison today after being arrested with distribution quantities of methamphetamine and heroin and two…

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Former Portland Attorney Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Client Funds | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—A former Portland attorney pleaded guilty today to multiple felony charges after perpetrating a scheme to defraud her clients and use the proceeds to pay for personal expenses. Lori…

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Eugene Man Sentenced for Illegally Importing and Exporting Live Scorpions | USAO-OR

MEDFORD, Ore.—A Eugene, Oregon man who formerly resided in Southern Oregon was sentenced in federal court today for violating the Lacey Act by illegally importing and exporting hundreds of live…

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Indiana Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Possessing Unregistered Destructive Devices During Portland Protests | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—An Indiana man was sentenced to federal prison today for repeatedly and intentionally jeopardizing the lives of police officers, destroying public property, and encouraging others to commit violence during…

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Tigard Man Faces Federal Charges for Threatening Mass Shooting at Elementary School | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—A federal grand jury in Portland has returned an indictment charging a Tigard, Oregon man with threatening a mass shooting at a local elementary school. Brandon Richard Riess, 26,…

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Vancouver Real Estate Developer Faces Federal Charges for Fraudulently Obtaining Covid-Relief Program Funds, Laundering Proceeds | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—A federal grand jury in Portland has returned an indictment charging a real estate developer residing in Vancouver, Washington, and Lake Havasu, Arizona, with fraudulently obtaining Covid-relief program funds…

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Toronto Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Operating Dozens of Illegal Asian Brothels in Three Countries | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—A Canadian man was sentenced to federal prison today for his leadership role in an international sex trafficking organization operating dozens of illegal Asian brothels in the United States,…

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Portland Man Faces Federal Charges for Using Instagram to Sexually Exploit Children Online | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—On June 7, 2022, a federal grand jury in Portland returned an indictment charging a Portland man for using Instagram to persuade children to produce and send him sexually…

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Man Charged with Murder on the Umatilla Indian Reservation | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—A Umatilla, Oregon, man has been charged with murdering an adult male victim on the Umatilla Indian Reservation. Kawlija Nicoah Scott, 25, has been charged by federal criminal complaint…

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The Dalles Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Transporting and Possessing Child Pornography | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—A resident of The Dalles, Oregon was sentenced to federal prison today for transporting and possessing thousands of images depicting child sexual abuse. Nickolas K. Parsons, 27, was sentenced…

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