Man Arrested on Child Sex Abuse Charges

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Benton County man is behind bars for 30 counts of encouraging child sex abuse. The sheriff’s office arrested 24-year-old Waleed Alharthi on Thursday for downloading child pornography. Deputies say they recovered his computer and found the images. They say there’s no evidence the man was producing any of the pornography himself. … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Online Sex Crime

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man is in jail, accused of online sexual corruption of a minor. Eugene police say Cleophas Rwemera was arrested Tuesday night after trying to communicate with a 15-year-old girl online. The 26-year-old is the seventh person to be arrested for this type of crime during the last week because of … Continue reading »

Men Arrested in Child Sex Sting

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — More than a dozen men are facing jail time after they were caught during an undercover sex bust, wanting to have sex with underage boys and girls who they met on social media sites. Investigators say one of the suspects is a teacher and several others work at Disney or Universal. Polk … Continue reading »

Search and Rescue Volunteers Arrested

KEIZER, Ore. — Two Marion County Search and Rescue volunteers were arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a minor. On March 17, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said it received a report that two of its Search and Rescue volunteers sexually abused a 17-year-old volunteer. After the Keizer Police Department investigated, it arrested 33-year-old Casey Wenger … Continue reading »

Douglas County Man Charged with Abuse

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — A┬áDouglas County man has been charged with felony child sexual abuse. The sheriff’s office says Clifford Miller, 56, abused a 17-year-old girl several years ago and it was just recently disclosed. Deputies say there are no other known victims.

Police Seek Information About Salem Man

ALBANY, Ore. — A Salem man was indicted in Linn County for the sexual abuse of children who were left in his care. Deputies say Jeremia Raber would contact women through social media and online dating sites. Raber is currently being held in the Linn County Jail. Detectives are still working to contact anyone who … Continue reading »