Jury Convicts Jimenez

ALBANY, Ore. — After a few hours of deliberating, a Linn County jury found 20-year-old Jesse Jimenez guilty of multiple charges in an assault case. Prosecutor Heidi Sternhagen says Jimenez helped his friend, 18-year-old Trevin King, assault Ronald Whitehead of Lebanon in August, then stole his bike. Whitehead, 49, has cerebral palsy. King pleaded guilty … Continue reading »

Assault Trial Continues

ALBANY, Ore. — A jury is deliberating in an assault case in Linn County, where the state is accusing 20-year-old Jesse Jimenez of helping his friend assault a man with cerebral palsy. Prosecutor Heidi Sternhagen says Jimenez assisted 18-year-old Trevin King in the assault of 49-year-old Ronald Whitehead in August 2013. Wednesday was the second … Continue reading »

Teen Sentenced in Assault Case

ALBANY, Ore. — A Salem teenager was sentenced on Thursday to ten years in prison after he pleaded guilty to assaulting a Lebanon man with cerebral palsy. Eighteen-year-old Trevin King pleaded guilty to assault in the second degree, and no contest to robbery in the first degree. Both crimes fall under Measure 11 with minimum mandatory sentences. Police … Continue reading »

Assault Victim in Critical Condition

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Lebanon man is fighting for his life in a Corvallis hospital after police say two teenagers assaulted him, trying to steal his bicycle last week. Lebanon Police arrested 19-year-old Jesse Jay Jimenez and an unnamed 17-year-old for assaulting Ronald Whitehead. Whitehead is at Good Samaritan Hospital in critical condition. His family … Continue reading »