Pastor Michael Sperou Testifies At His Sex Abuse Trial

On the eleventh day of his sex abuse trial, Pastor Michael Sperou took the witness stand to testify on his own behalf. During his testimony, he denied ever having sexually abused anyone and that his actions had been misinterpreted by his accusers. However, according to The Oregonian, Sperou contradicted his previous testimony during cross-examination. “Under […]

Oregon Pastor Indicted on 37 Counts of Sex Crimes with Children

James Daniel Worley, a senior pastor of Powell Valley Church in Gresham, Oregon is charged with 37 sex crimes with two minor children. The Deschutes County indictment was handed down December 16, 2014 and includes two counts of rape, 20 counts of sexual abuse, 11 counts of sodomy, one count of attempted sodomy, and three […]

Registered Portland Sex Offender Arrested for Abusing Girl He Met at Church

Oregon City Police have arrested 61-year-old registered sex offender Jon Wheat on a charge of first-degree sexual abuse. He is being held in the Clackamas County Jail, with bail set at $300,000. Wheat is a member of the Portland Area Seventh-Day Baptist Church and got to know the young girl, a 6-year-old, through her parents […]

President of Oregon State Apologizes to Sexual Assault Victim Brenda Tracy

It took 16 years, but the current President of Oregon State has issued an apology to Brenda Tracy who reported being a sexual assault by four men, two of whom were Oregon State football players at the time. Revising the Statute of Limitations Regarding Sexual Assault In part, President Edward J. Ray, wrote: OSU cannot […]

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