Tracking Child Pornography

EUGENE, Ore. — Child pornography is a massive industry online, in the billions of dollars. According to a Eugene councilor, those who seek out and access child porn share several traits. Sex offender therapist Peter Shannon says through studies he’s found child porn offenders are often stuck in a state called arrested development. That’s when … Continue reading »

Sex Offender Sentenced to 25 Years

EUGENE, Ore. — A former Sheldon High School student was sentenced to 25 years in prison Tuesday on child pornography charges. Judge Debra Vogt sentenced Elliot Cumer, 19, to 25 years in prison. Cumer must register as a sex offender for the rest of his life and have lifetime post-prison supervision, which was the key … Continue reading »

Lane County Searches for Sex Offender

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County wants your help finding a convicted sex offender who they fear may re-offend. He is 41-year-old David Frank Carr. Carr has not been in contact with Lane County Parole and Probation. Carr was convicted of sexually abusing a 6-year-old girl known to him and has admitted to sexually abusing girls … Continue reading »

Accused Sex Offender Released

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — An accused sex offender is being released from the Lane County Jail, a decision that has neighbors upset. The jail will release Albert Golden, who police say sexually abused three children. His release is meant to save the taxpayers’ money. “It’s a shame is what it is,” said a previous neighbor of … Continue reading »