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Harrisburg man faces multiple sex abuse charges

Brian Douglas Nelson

Brian Douglas Nelson, 37, is accused of abusing two girls under the age of 14.

Posted: Jan 12, 2021 5:03 PM
Updated: Jan 13, 2021 11:19 AM

HARRISBURG, Ore. – A Harrisburg man was arraigned Tuesday in Linn County Court on eight different counts of sex abuse.

Brian Douglas Nelson, 37, is accused of abusing two girls under the age of 14. Nelson was charged with four counts of sex abuse in the first degree and four counts of unlawful sexual penetration in the first degree. All of these charges are felonies. According to court documents he knew at least one of the victims. The abuse of one victim goes all the way back to 2014. The other victim reported abuse by Nelson starting in 2019.

Nelson will be back in court on Jan. 25.

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