Springfield Man Appears in Court

EUGENE, Ore. — A Springfield man appeared in court Wednesday in connection with an FBI search warrant served at a Springfield home. The FBI served a search warrant in the 1600 block of Lawnridge Avenue in Springfield Tuesday. An FBI spokesperson said John Klinzmann was charged via criminal complaint Wednesday morning. He was charged with … Continue reading »

SCOTUS Rules on Online Child Porn Case

(CNN) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it somewhat easier for victims of online child porn to recover limited financial restitution from some of those who download their images. The majority in the 5-4 ruling concluded that lower courts could use discretion in continuing to award damages, but restitution should be based on certain … Continue reading »

Eugene Man Convicted in Child Porn Case

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man will spend 15 years in prison for encouraging child sex abuse. A judge also fined Catalin Dulfu $5,000. That money will go into a fund for one of his victims. A jury convicted 54-year-old Dulfu two weeks ago after about three hours of deliberation.

Roseburg Child Porn Suspect Arrested

ROSEBURG, Ore. — After investigating for nearly a year, detectives arrested a Roseburg man on more than 20 counts of encouraging child sex abuse. Kenneth Lee Shepherd, 43, is allegedly involved in sending pictures of children involved in sexual acts. Roseburg police have been investigating the case since December 2011. Detectives seized several computers and … Continue reading »