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An Oregon City man pled guilty in Clackamas County court yesterday and was sentenced to 16 years in prison (Photo) - 07/13/17

In November 2015, Oregon City Police Detectives began investigating multiple sexual assaults that occurred in Oregon City over an extended period of time. Michael Scott Morris, a 34-year-old Oregon City resident, was identified as the suspect and the victim was 13-years-old when the sexual assaults began. During the course of their investigation, detectives did not identify any other victims.

Oregon City Police forwarded the case to the Clackamas County District Attorney's Office for prosecution. Michael Scott Morris was indicted by a Grand Jury in August 2016 on three counts of Rape I, one count of Rape II, three counts of Sodomy I, one count of Sodomy II and eight counts of Sexual Abuse I. On July 12, 2017 Michael Scott Morris pled guilty to one count of Rape II, one count of Sodomy II, and two counts of Sexual Abuse I. Michael Scott Morris was sentenced to 16 years in prison.

Rape II, Sodomy II, and Sexual Abuse I are all Class B Felonies and Ballot Measure 11 Offenses, carrying a mandatory minimum prison sentence of 75 months for each offense.

Refer OCPD case # 15-3583

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Oregon City Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a package theft suspect - 07/12/17

On July 6, 2017, around 2:02 pm, an unknown suspect stole a package off the porch of a residence in the 1100 block of 7th St. The suspect can be seen in surveillance video walking westbound on 7th St. The suspect walks onto the porch of the residence, examines the package for a period of time before stealing it. The suspect continued westbound on 7th St.

The suspect is described as a white male adult, wearing a black leather style jacket and black hat. It appears the suspect was wearing a lanyard around his neck.

The Oregon City Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the theft suspect. Anyone who might have information about the theft or the suspect are encouraged to call the Oregon City Tip Line at 503-496-1616.

Reference OCPD case # 17-2438.