Category: Oregon District

Former Eugene Elementary School Teacher Pleads Guilty for Sexually Abusing 15-Year-Old | USAO-OR

EUGENE, Ore.—A former Eugene elementary school teacher pleaded guilty today for sexually abusing a minor female, announced U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams. William Hamann, 38, pleaded guilty to one count…

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Statement by U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams on Recent Political Violence | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—Billy. J. Williams, U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregon, released the following statement on recent political violence: “Like most Americans, I watched in disgust and anger as radical…

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Beavercreek Man Arrested, Charged After Firing Handgun Into the Hatfield Federal Courthouse | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—A Beavercreek, Oregon man has been arrested and charged for discharging a firearm into the Hatfield Federal Courthouse on January 8, 2021, announced U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams. Cody…

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Hoover Criminal Gang Member Sentenced to Federal Prison for Illegal Firearm Possession | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—Jaelan Sarray Reid, 26, a known Hoover Criminal Gang member and resident of Portland, was sentenced today to 58 months in prison and three years’ supervised release for illegally…

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U.S. Attorney’s Office Joins in Recognizing Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, January 9, 2021 | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—Every January, the U.S. Attorney’s Office joins communities around the state in observing Law Enforcement Appreciation Day to honor the distinguished service and tremendous personal sacrifice of Oregon’s law…

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Two Oregon Men Face Federal Charges for Pocketing Millions in Covid-Relief Fraud Scheme | USAO-OR

EUGENE, Ore.—Two Oregon men are facing federal charges for fraudulently converting to their personal use loans intended to help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, announced U.S. Attorney Billy J….

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Eastern Oregon Medical Practice Employee Sentenced to Federal Prison for Tax Crimes, Bank Fraud | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—Anndrea D. Jacobs, 49, the former office manager and bookkeeper for a La Grande, Oregon medical practice was sentenced to federal prison today for defrauding two separate employers and…

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U.S. Attorney Statement on the Passing of Dr. T. Allen Bethel | USAO-OR

You are here FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, December 23, 2020 PORTLAND, Ore.—Billy J. Williams, U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregon, released the following statement on the passing of Dr….

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Two Oregon Men Face Federal Charges for COVID-Relief Fraud | USAO-OR

PORTLAND, Ore.—In separate criminal cases, two Oregon men are facing federal charges for fraudulently converting to their personal use loans intended to help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, announced…

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Madras Methamphetamine Trafficker Sentenced to 25 Years in Federal Prison | USAO-OR

EUGENE, Ore.—Ronald Wayne Thrasher, 50, a prolific drug dealer from Madras, Oregon with a decades-long criminal history, was sentenced today to 25 years in federal prison followed by five years’…

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