On Friday, April 15, 2016, FBI Director James B.
In the early morning hours of January 27, 2016, the FBI and Oregon State Police (OSP) established a series of checkpoints at major roads in and out of the refuge.
Statement by FBI Special Agent in Charge Greg Bretzing on the Situation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge
This morning the FBI took into custody the four remaining occupiers at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge without incident and without shots fired.
MEDFORD, Ore. - Federal law enforcement agents arrested Michael Oluwasegun Kazeem, 22, in Georgia based on an Oregon federal grand jury indictment unsealed today.
At approximately 4:30 p. m. (Pacific) on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, one of the occupiers rode an ATV outside the barricades established by the militia at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
At approximately 8:45 a. m. on Wednesday, March 16, the Warm Springs Police Department received a report of a double shooting at a residence on the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Reservation.
EUGENE, Ore. Eugene property manager, Terry Shockley, 63, pleaded guilty before U. S. District Judge Ann Aiken today for engaging in a scheme to defraud clients and investors through his now-defunct property management company, TS Property Management (TSPM).
At approximately 9:40 a. m. (Pacific) on Thursday, February 11, 2016, the FBI brought three of the remaining Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupiers into custody without incident.
Remarks by SAC Greg Bretzing at a Press Conference to Address the Ongoing Situation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge
Good evening. My name is Greg Bretzing, and I am the Special Agent in Charge of the FBI in Oregon.
Owner of Axis Benefits Administrators Pleads Guilty to Theft of $3 Million from Health Care Reimbursement Trust Account Funds
Portland, Ore. Darrin Bottinelli, 45, of Portland, Oregon, pled guilty Thursday, March 17, 2016, before U. S. District Judge Robert E.
At approximately 6:30 p. m. (PST), the FBI arrested Peter Santilli, age 50, of Cincinnati, Ohio, in Burns, Oregon. He faces the same federal felony charge as the individuals listed below.
The following statement was issued by FBI Portland Special Agent in Charge Gregory T.
Timothy Loren McCoy Fleming, a transient with no permanent residence, was sentenced for transmitting a threat in interstate commerce.
At 8:30 p. m. (PST) on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, the Federal Bureau of Investigation s (FBI) Phoenix Division made a probable cause arrest of Jon Eric Ritzheimer, age 32, on a federal charge related to the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County, Oregon.
PORTLAND, Ore. - This April Fool t get fooled by scammers pretending to be from the FBI, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), U.
EUGENE, Ore s Office. Scott Raymond Beard, 45, of Bend, Oregon, was charged with various offenses related to allegations that he used his position to embezzle and steal more than $200,000 in taxpayer funds.
Former Youth Counselor Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography
EUGENE, OROn November 5, 2014, Michael Shane Olson, 46 years, of Lebanon, Oregon, was sentenced by U.
The Dallas FBI Violent Crimes Task Force arrested Morgan Brice Williams late in the evening on Saturday, August 9.
Former Carson Helicopter Vice President Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Defraud the United States Forest Service
MEDFORD, ORSteven Metheny, 44, of Medford, Oregon pleaded guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Mail and Wire Fraud and the Making of False Statements in defrauding the United States Forest Service in procuring helicopter firefighting contracts in 2008.
Portland Man, Former Senior Vice President at DAT Solutions, Sentenced for Defrauding His Own Company of $1.4 Million
PORTLAND, ORDavid Schrader, 47, of Portland, Oregon, was sentenced yesterday by U.
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PORTLAND, OR U. S. District Court Judge Michael Simon sentenced the former owners of D R Ford/Mercury to federal prison for conspiring to defraud KeyBank in a car flooring loan scheme.
PORTLAND, ORA Coos Bay business, its owner, and four employees pled guilty before the Honorable Michael J.
PORTLAND, OR Amanda Marshall, U. S. Attorney for the District of Oregon, today announced that William R. Peters, 63, of Glen Burnie, Maryland, a former member of the Board of Directors of National Relief Charities (NRC), has been charged with conspiring to defraud NRC of $4 million and conspiring to commit money laundering violations with the proceeds of the fraud scheme.
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PORTLAND, ORA Coos Bay business, its owner, and four employees were sentenced by the Honorable Michael J.
The FBIs Portland Division is hosting more than 50 high school students from across the region at its fifth annual Youth Leadership Academy.
The FBI is asking for the publics help identifying and locating a man believed responsible for two separate bank robberies just this week.
Specially Designated Global Terrorist al Haramain Islamic Foundation Inc. Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud
EUGENE, ORAmanda Marshall, United States Attorney for the District of Oregon, announced that on July 29, 2014, the Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation (AHIF), Inc.
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PORTLAND, ORMohamed Osman Mohamud, 23, who was convicted in 2013 of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction (explosives) in connection with a plot to detonate a vehicle bomb at an annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, was sentenced today to serve 30 years in prison, followed by a lifetime term of supervised release.
EUGENE, ORJenelle Robyn Pinkston, age 47, of Albany, Oregon was sentenced today to 37 months in federal prison after earlier pleading guilty to calling in a bomb threat.
PORTLAND, OR Senior U. S. District Court Judge Robert E. Jones yesterday sentenced Ben Allen Riggs, 64, of Oregon City, to serve 24 months in federal prison.
EUGENE, ORJoseph Floyde DeArmond, 51, previously of Medford, Oregon, was sentenced today by U.
EUGENE, ORJenelle Robyn Pinkston, 47 of Albany, Oregon, faces up to ten years in federal prison after pleading guilty to making a telephonic threat to blow up an Albany elementary school.
The FBIs Portland Division, the Tigard Police Department, and Washington Square Mall hosted a major field exercise overnight to test the response and capabilities of law enforcement to a simulated terrorist attack.
The FBI, local law enforcement partners, and victim service agencies from throughout the region joined forces to launch multi-day undercover operations targeting child sex trafficking operations in the Portland metro and Eugene areas.
PORTLAND, ORLawrence Orlando Lee, 36, of Portland, Oregon, was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for intent to distribute methamphetamine.
The FBI is asking for the publics help identifying and locating a man who robbed the U.
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MEDFORD, ORAlan Leroy McVay, 47, of Medford, Oregon was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison by Senior U.
The FBI, the Marion County Sheriffs help in identifying and locating the man responsible for two robberies today.
EUGENE, OROn June 18, 2014, Dean Allen Fleury, 52, of Eugene, Oregon, was sentenced by U.
Former Federal Express Employee Sentenced to 41 Months in Federal Prison for Stealing Suspected Drug-Related Cash
MEDFORD, ORVictor Manuel Chavez, 40, of Medford, Oregon, was sentenced Monday to forty-one months in federal prison by Senior U.
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Teddy Stivahtis, Jr.
The FBI is asking for the publics help in locating Julia Lynn Haner, age 19.
PORTLAND, OR U. S. District Court Judge Robert E. Jones sentenced Laura Lambden, 60, of Vancouver, Washington, to 48 months in federal prison, for transporting a young girl from Vancouver, Washington, to Oregon City, Oregon, for the purpose of prostitution.
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U. S. Bank is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of any individuals responsible for committing any bank robberies at any U.
PORTLAND, ORDavid Schrader, 47, of Portland, Oregon, was sentenced October 1 by U.
EUGENE, OROn Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Chief U.
A man suspected in two bank robberies on Thursday, October 16, 2014, is now suspected in a third robberythis time in Cottage Grove, Oregon.
Statements by Troutdale Police Department Chief and Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant on Reynolds High School Shooting
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EUGENE, OR U. S. District Court Judge Ann Aiken sentenced Joseph Anthony LaCoste, 50, of Albany, Oregon, to 60 months in prison and ordered him to pay $1.
Former School Janitor Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography
EUGENE, ORBryan Cramer, 37, of Springfield, Oregon, was sentenced to eight years in prison following his plea of guilty to distribution of child pornography.
The FBIs Community Leadership Award for Oregon.
EUGENE, ORMitchell Levi Ellingson, 52, of Lane County, Oregon, was sentenced on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, by U.
PORTLAND, ORA federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Diana Yates of Sherwood, Oregon and Dan Heine, of Naples, Florida, with one count of conspiring to defraud The Bank of Oswego.
EUGENE, ORCory Charles Weise, 33, Eugene, Oregon, was sentenced on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, by U.
MEDFORD, OROn Monday, June 29, 2015, Bradley William Monical pled guilty to bank robbery and weapons charges related to a string of armed bank robberies he committed in 2010.
Bribe-Taker Ellis McCoy, Former City of Portland Smart Parking Meter Manager, Sentenced to 24 Months in Prison
PORTLAND, ORs Parking Operations Division, was sentenced today by U.
PORTLAND, ORToday, Lori Ann Cubit, 56, of Gresham, Oregon, was sentenced by U.
EUGENE, ORRoger Paul Villeneuve, 72, of Coos Bay, Oregon was sentenced on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, to thirteen months in prison after pleading guilty to structuring a currency transaction.
Tips that lead to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the person or people responsible for a five-alarm fire that consumed a Portland apartment complex could result in a reward of up to $5,000.
Oregon Resident Pleads Guilty to Accessory After the Fact in Connection with 2009 Suicide Bombing of ISI Headquarters in Pakistan
WASHINGTON Assistant Attorney General John P. Carlin of the National Security Division and U. S. Attorney S. Amanda Marshall of the District of Oregon announced today that Reaz Qadir Khan, 50, a naturalized U.
PORTLAND, OR U. S. District Judge Michael H. Simon sentenced Isaiah Michael Simpson, 30, of Portland, Oregon, to 120 months in prison for sex trafficking of a minor.
PORTLAND, OR,Sean Michael Davies, 22, a U.
Departments of Justice, Homeland Security and Labor Announce Selection of Phase II Anti-Trafficking Coordination Teams
WASHINGTON The U. S. Departments of Justice, Homeland Security and Labor announced today the selection of six new Anti-Trafficking Coordination Teams.
Federal law enforcement agents arrested four individuals in conjunction with a series of search and arrest warrants executed in Maryland and Georgia based on a federal grand jury indictment in the District of Oregon that was unsealed today.
PORTLAND, ORThe former owner of a local auto business was sentenced yesterday to 51 months in prison for a scheme that defrauded two insurance companies and netted her $200,000.
EUGENE, ORCesar Arnoldo Menjivar, 30, of Lane County, Oregon, was sentenced on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, by U.
MEDFORD, ORSteven Metheny, 45, Medford, Oregon was sentenced Tuesday to 12.
EUGENE, ORTimothy Loren McCoy Fleming, 23, of Albany pled guilty today in U.
The FBIs Child Exploitation Task Force and a number of local and state partner agencies in Oregon recovered three child sex trafficking victims and arrested six pimps as part of a national operation last week.
MEDFORD, ORBradley William Monical, 45, of The Dalles, Oregon, was sentenced on September 23, 2015 by U.
PORTLAND, ORJon Michael Harder, 49, a resident of North Dakota, plead guilty today before the Honorable Michael Simon to one felony count of mail fraud and one felony count of money laundering.
PORTLAND, OR William Clements, Sr. , 44, of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, was sentenced today to 21 months in federal prison by U.
PORTLAND, ORChristian Olivier DeLaurentiis, 33, of Aloha, Oregon, was sentenced today by U.
Portland Resident Sentenced to Six Months in Federal Prison for Aiming a Laser Pointer at Commercial Aircraft
PORTLAND, ORStephen Francis Bukucs, 41, of Portland, was sentenced to six months in federal prison yesterday by U.
Oregon Resident Sentenced to 87 Months in Prison in Connection with 2009 Suicide Bombing of ISI Headquarters in Pakistan
WASHINGTONReaz Qadir Khan, 51, a naturalized U.
PORTLAND, OR U. S. District Judge Michael H. Simon sentenced Antonio Vernell Porter, 28, of Portland, to 12 years in prison, followed by ten years of supervised release, for sex trafficking of a minor.
PORTLAND, OR U. S. District Court Judge Michael W. Mosman sentenced Bryan Scott Gunn, 40, of Victorville, California, yesterday to 20 months in prison for coning investors out of almost $1 million.
Multi-Agency Investigation of Large Drug Trafficking Organization Results in the Indictment of 24 Defendants
PORTLAND, ORToday, 12 defendants appeared in federal court after being charged in a federal indictment alleging a conspiracy to manufacture, distribute and possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, a conspiracy to commit money laundering and a conspiracy to violate the Animal Welfare Act (rooster fighting).
On Wednesday, January 14, 2015, FBI agents arrested T.
PORTLAND, OROn Thursday, February 19, 2015, the Portland City Council voted 3-2 to assign two Portland Police Bureau (PPB) officers to the Joint Terrorism Task Force.
PORTLAND, OR Billy J. Williams, Acting U. S. Attorney for the District of Oregon, today announced the unsealing of a criminal Information charging George R.
EUGENE, ORMegan Suzanne Jacob, 25, of Lane County, Oregon, was sentenced on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, by U.
At approximately noon on Thursday, April 28, 2016, FBI agents and Medford Police officers served a federal search warrant at an apartment on Poplar Drive in Medford.
FBI agents, working with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the John Day Police Department and Oregon State Police, arrested Michael Ray Emry, age 54, on Friday, May 6, 2016.
California Man Convicted of Drug and Money Laundering Charges Relating to Methamphetamine Deliveries to Oregon
A California man was convicted late Friday by a federal jury in the U.
EUGENE, Ore. Justin Longworth, 36, of Lane County, Oregon, was sentenced yesterday by U. S. District Judge Ann Aiken to 94 months in prison for the crimes of felon in possession of a firearm and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
EUGENE, Ore. A local marijuana proprietor, Eric Scully, 32, of Lane County, has pleaded guilty before U. S. District Judge Michael McShane in the District of Oregon for engaging in money laundering and using a fictitious name on a U.
A Warm Springs woman is deceased, and the FBI and Warm Springs police are searching for her husband, Mark Johnson.
Oregon Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Vietnamese Neighbors and Interfering with Their Housing Rights
WASHINGTON John Blayne Vangastel, 37, of Klamath Falls, Oregon, pleaded guilty today in the District Court of Oregon to one count of using threats of force to injure, intimidate and interfere with his neighbors in the enjoyment of their housing rights because they are a family of Vietnamese descent.
Investigators have found the remains of Mark Kevin Johnson, Jr.
EUGENE, Ore s Office Captain Scott Raymond Beard, 46, of Bend, Oregon, pleaded guilty today to four felony offenses related to an embezzlement scheme where he stole $205,000 in taxpayer funds and laundered some of the tainted cash.
Forest Grove Man Convicted of Foreign Sex Tourism and Child Pornography Charges Following Jury Trial
PORTLAND, Ore. Billy J. Williams, United States Attorney for the District of Oregon, announced that a federal jury in Portland found Steven Douglas Rockett, 47, of Forest Grove, guilty of producing child pornography outside of the United States, engaging in illicit sexual conduct in a foreign country, five counts of producing or attempting to produce child pornography, and possession of child pornography.
The FBI Portland Division continues to work with our local, state, and federal law enforcement partners in assessing LGBT associated threats.
On the night of Wednesday, June 15, 2016, FBIagents made a probable cause arrest of Chad Cameron Camp, age 26, on one federal count of abusive sexual contact.
FBI agents, with the assistance of the Coos County Sheriffs Office and Bandon Police Department, arrested Sean Jeffrey Haga, age 30, on 15 federal charges including possession of child pornography, production of child pornography, and distribution of child pornography.
Ophthalmology Biller Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud and Conspiring to Defraud the Internal Revenue Service
Anthony Curtis Neal, former practice manager for Eye Care Services, Inc., and admitted to his role in defrauding Medicare and conspiring to defraud the IRS.
Former Southern Oregon Gymnastics Coach Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Sexual Exploitation of Minors
Jeffrey Scott Bettman, 57, of Medford, Oregon, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for sexual exploitation of a minor and distribution, receipt, and possession of child pornography.
Terry Shockley, 63, was sentenced to 51 months in prison following his April 2016 guilty plea to two counts of wire fraud.
Steven Douglas Rockett, 47, was convicted by a federal jury in Portland, Oregon for producing child pornography crimes.
Former Deschutes County Sheriff Captain Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Theft of Public Funds and Money Laundering
A former Deschutes County Sheriff Captain and resident of Deschutes County, Oregon, was sentenced to five years in prison for stealing over $200,000 in public funds.