17-year-old convicted of sexually assaulting 2 girls

He will be required to register as a sex offender and undergo sex-offender treatment.

Posted: Dec 18, 2018 10:38 AM
Updated: Dec 18, 2018 10:38 AM

SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- A former Oregon high school student and football player has been sentenced to 4 years in prison for sexually assaulting two girls.

The Statesman Journal reports 17-year-old Tyler Desemple, of Salem, was arrested in January as an adult on Measure 11 first-degree sexual abuse charges. He was convicted in adult court and sentenced Thursday.

Desemple's attorney declined to comment on the sentence and conviction.

Desemple pleaded guilty to the lesser, non-Measure 11 offenses of attempted first-degree sexual abuse and second-degree sexual abuse.

Desemple was convicted of attempting to sexually abuse a 12-year-old girl and sexually abusing a girl under the age of 14.

Desemple was sentenced to four years for attempted first-degree sexual assault.

He was sentenced to five years probation for second-degree sexual abuse. He will be required to register as a sex offender and undergo sex-offender treatment.

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