Today the Oregon Supreme Court upheld Ronald Everett's conviction for Solicitation to Commit Aggravated Murder on the grounds that he solicited someone to deliver damaging information about an outlaw biker to other members of that individual's outlaw biker gang, in the hopes that members of that gang might act on such information by murdering that outlaw biker.
NBA player Terrence Jones just secured a crucial win in a Portland court, and not the court you might think of. The player, who had a storied amateur basketball career peppered with championships, recently won a legal contest held in a courtroom. Jones, who plays for the Houston Rockets, a team which is embroiled in a hotly contested NBA playoff series with the Portland Trailblazers, recently had criminal charges against him dropped after a civil compromise was reached.
Criminal accusations can have a negative impact on the personal and professional life of a Portland, Oregon resident. However, for residents who made significant contributions to the community, the impact can be magnified. A former police lieutenant is in such a situation.
Here in Portland, Oregon, as in most states, a conviction for criminal charges means serious penalties and a possible prison sentence. A criminal record can have a negative impact on the personal and professional life of a resident. For this reason, the accused is advised to do whatever is legally possible to be free of the charges. Two Lebanon, Oregon women accused of burglary may wish to take such advice into consideration.
The actions of a 51-year-old man Keizer man led to his recent arrest on charges of cyberbullying his stepdaughter, a student at Oregon State University in Corvallis.
Putting forth a criminal defense is the right of any person accused of criminal charges. In Oregon, conviction from a crime can lead to serious life-altering consequences including imprisonment, fines and other penalties. The suspect can also be prosecuted in a state or federal court, depending on the nature of the crime.
Local Portland, Oregon, residents know how committed police are to maintaining peace and order. Take, for example, an early December police chase that started roughly 40 miles south of Portland. Police chased a man that they suspected of car theft but then had to end that chase because of poor road conditions. However, they did not give up in their search and found the man later that same day. After exchanging gunfire, police arrested the suspect.
Oregon police have arrested the co-owners of a Beaverton meat market and three of its employees. They are accused of conducting a fraud operation involving the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. SNAP, known formerly as the Food Stamp Program, is designed to provide food assistance to low-income families.
Police have arrested two people in connection with an armed robbery that occurred last month. Reportedly, one of the suspects, armed with a gun, entered the Ha Long Café and demanded money. Police believe that the other suspect served as either a driver or a lookout.