Date: 05/16/2013 09:22 AM
Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Former Beaverton middle school teacher Logan Storm has been arraigned in Portland on sex abuse charges dating back to 2007. Multnomah County prosecutors had originally charged Storm in 2011 with inappropriately touching two girls at a public swimming pool. The case was put on hold while federal prosecutors pursued a criminal case against Storm for possession of child porn. A jury found Storm guilty of the charge last January.
CRATER LAKE NATONAL PARK, Ore. (AP) – Crater Lake National Park says warm temperatures have allowed an early opening to the north entrance road. It’s possible to hike on parts of the East Rim Drive, but the entire Rim Drive is not yet open for travel as crews continue to plow snow. Crater Lake Lodge opens for the season on tomorrow.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) – More than 300 local, state and federal officers fanned out across rural Klamath County yesterday and arrested 38 people accused of operating a methamphetamine and gun distribution network connected to Mexican drug cartels. In searching 23 homes and businesses in Klamath Falls and outlying rural communities, police seized 4 pounds of meth and 50 guns.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – This bank robbery suspect should be easy to spot. Portland police say they’re looking for a man with an artificial tan color to his skin and an orange bandage on his nose. Oh, and he might have red ink on his body and clothing since the dye pack he got along with an undisclosed amount of money exploded Police say the “bad tan bandit” robbed a Bank of the West branch yesterday afternoon in southeast Portland.
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