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Man accused of online sexual corruption arrested at Sutherlin motel

Robert Thompson, 26, was taken into custody at about 7 p.m. and lodged at the Douglas County Jail.

Posted: Dec 28, 2018 2:49 PM
Updated: Dec 28, 2018 2:57 PM

SUTHERLIN, Ore. -- A Winston man accused of online sexual corruption was arrested at a motel in Sutherlin on Wednesday, police said.

Robert Thompson, 26, was taken into custody at about 7 p.m. and lodged at the Douglas County Jail.

He faces multiple charges, including online sexual corruption of a child and luring a minor.

Due to the nature and sensitivity of the alleged crime, police said they are unable to release more information.

They said they want to remind parents to monitor their children’s use of smart phones or any other device with access to the internet.

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