SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A man involved in youth sports in Lane County is now behind bars after police say he raped a young girl. Springfield Police arrested 27-year-old Phillip Luna IV of Eugene on Monday night on nine counts of sex-related charges. Detectives say they believe the man is a Pop Warner coach in the … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — A former Springfield resident is sentenced to more than 23 years in prison for child sex abuse. A judge handed down the sentence to 44-year-old Jeffrey Woods Tuesday morning. Woods was convicted last month on several charges including sodomy. Springfield Police detectives say each of his victims was under the age of … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — A former Eugene basketball coach will spend nearly 17 years in prison for sex abuse. That was the sentence handed down to Marvin Harley Thursday by a Lane County Judge. Harley was convicted of raping an underage girl who lived in his home between 2000 and 2002. During that same time, he … Continue reading »
ROSEBURG, Ore. — A Roseburg man is in jail, accused of sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office arrested 28-year-old Jesse Ray Dubois on charges of first degree sexual abuse Tuesday night. Detectives say a woman from the Roseburg area reported the abuse Tuesday night after her daughter told her what happened.
CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis police arrested a man for sexually abusing a girl under the age of 12. Police arrested 34-year-old Nathan Leffler on Tuesday. He is charged with multiple sex crimes. Investigators say Leffler knew the victim. The abuse occurred over the course of about a month. Police found out about the situation after … Continue reading »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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, Ore. — A Douglas 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.