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Oregon Representative Michael J. Nearman charged with official misconduct - 04/30/21

Today the Marion County District Attorney’s Office filed a District Attorney’s Information charging Oregon State Representative, Michael J. Nearman with the crimes of Official Misconduct in the First Degree and Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree.

Both crimes stem from an incident that occurred on December 21, 2020, when protesters entered the Oregon State Capitol.

The case was investigated by the Oregon State Police.

Mr. Nearman is scheduled to be arraigned on these charges on 5/11/21 at 9:00 a.m. at the Marion County Circuit Court Annex, located at 4000 Aumsville Hwy, Salem, Oregon.

Due to this being an open criminal prosecution, the Marion County District Attorney’s Office cannot discuss any facts or details related to the investigation.

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