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I just got arrested / cited for an Oregon criminal charge. What happens now?
If you were arrested for a misdemeanor or a low level felony charge, you were probably given a citation or release agreement directing you to appear in court at a future date. Make sure you know when and where you are scheduled to appear. Do not miss your court date, and be on time.
If you were arrested for a serious felony charge (or a domestic violence offense), you will most likely be booked into custody and brought before a judge the next business day. If you are held in custody, you will probably have bail set. In Oregon, we do not use a bail bond system. You are required to post 10% of the bail amount. For example, on a $50,000 bail, you would be required to post $5,000 to be released. For lesser felony and most misdemeanor charges, defendants are often released pending trial even if they are unable to post bail.
Prior to your first court appearance, the county district attorney's office (or the city attorney's office if you are cited to appear in a municipal court) will review the police reports and make a decision about what charges to file against you. The prosecutor's office will either (1) issue the same charge(s) that you were arrested for; (2) add, delete, or file different charges against you; or (3) no-complaint your case (issue no charges against you).
You will find out exactly what charges you're facing at your first court appearance. [This court appearance is sometimes referred to as an arraignment or an initial appearance.]
If you were arrested for a DUII (drunk driving) charge, please visit the Oregon DUII information site.
What should I do if I suspect that I am under investigation for a criminal offense?
Adopt my Ten Habits of Highly Successful Criminals (though the title is tongue in cheek, the advice is genuine):
1. When contacted by law enforcement, invoke your right to silence. Do not make admissions; do not confess; do not lie. Simply say, "I don't want to speak with you." Repeat this as many times as it takes. Confession may be good for the soul but it is the single most damaging thing you can do to yourself in a criminal investigation.
2. When contacted by law enforcement, invoke your right to counsel. Tell the officer, “I want a lawyer.” Repeat this over and over. Be polite but firm.
3. Do not allow yourself to be manipulated by the police. The best police interrogators are master manipulators. When an officer says, "Why do you need an attorney if you're innocent?" he is attempting to manipulate you into waiving your constitutional rights to silence and counsel. Refer again to Habits 1 and 2.
4. Do not consent to any search. Always insist that the police get a search warrant. [If the police have a valid search warrant, they are permitted to search over your objection.]
5. Do not take a police polygraph (lie detector) examination. Refer again to Habit 3. [Discuss whether a private polygraph examination is in your best interest with your attorney.]
6. Beware of the pre-text phone call. When investigating certain crimes, especially sex offenses, law enforcement may direct the complaining witness to telephone the suspect in an attempt to elicit admissions or other incriminating statements. Unbeknownst to the suspect, these calls are monitored by law enforcement, are recorded, and will be played at your trial.
7. Beware of the computer. Email, instant messages, browser history, digital photographs, and other information stored on your hard drive may be accessed by law enforcement computer specialists even when you think it has been deleted. Craigslist, Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace are not your friends. Remember the words of Eliot Spitzer, "Never write when you can talk. Never talk when you can nod. And never put anything in an email."
8. Beware of cellular phones. Detailed call records, voice mail messages, photographs, text messages, and suspect tracking though triangulation frequently aid law enforcement investigations.
9. Contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as you believe you are under investigation.
10. Beware of jail telephone calls. Law enforcement monitor and record jail calls. Don't talk about your case with anyone (other than your lawyer) on a jail phone; don't talk to the complaining witness (victim) on your case; don't threaten anyone.
How much jail / prison time will I have to do if I am convicted? What will be my punishment?
By definition, conviction of any criminal offense comes with the possibility of jail / prison time. However, many convictions result in little or no time in custody. The amount of incarceration (jail or prison) received will depend on a number of factors, including (but not limited to) the following:
• the crime(s) for which you're convicted;
• your criminal history, if any;
• which Oregon county court or municipal court your case is in;
• what judge you are sentenced by;
• whether the judge feels you have accepted responsibility for your actions.
What is the difference between jail and prison?
Jail refers to your local county detention facility e.g. the Multnomah County Jail / Clackamas County Jail / Washington County Jail. People generally serve time in jail if they are being held pending trial or if they are serving a sentence of a year or less.
Prisons are state correctional facilities where people generally serve sentences greater than one year.
I really don't want to go to jail or prison. Is there any way to avoid time in custody?
Maybe. Some jurisdictions offer alternatives to short jail sentences. These may include community service, work release, work crew, home confinement also known as electronic monitoring. Sometimes jail (for sentences of one year or less) or prison (sentences of more than one year) is the only option. Talk to your lawyer about what may be available to you. Some serious felony (Ballot Measure 11) crimes come with lengthy mandatory minimum prison sentences.
What is the maximum penalties that I face for the crime(s) I'm accused of committing?
In Oregon (and nationwide), felonies are the most serious crimes and misdemeanors are considered less serious. In Oregon, both felonies and misdemeanors are classified by degrees of seriousness.
Keep in mind that there are a few exceptions to the above table. First, there are a small number of unclassified misdemeanors and unclassified felonies. Second, there are a few mandatory minimum statutes that can supersede the maximums described above. Realistically, few people ever receive the maximum jail / prison time or fine.
What other kind of penalties might I face if I'm convicted of a crime?
If you're convicted of a misdemeanor and many felony crimes, you will almost certainly be placed on probation for a year or more. While on probation, Oregon law requires you to comply with a number of standard conditions of probation. These include:
Will I get the bail back that I posted to get released from custody?
Assuming that you
make all your court dates, bail is refunded to whoever posted it a few
weeks after your case is over / closed. The Sheriff's Office does
keep a portion of the bail amount as an administrative (because we can) fee. If you fail to appear
for court, bail is forfeited. Sometimes the court, orders that
fines / fees / restitution be paid out of whatever bail has been posted
in a case. If you owe back child support, fines on other cases,
etc. the State will
apply the posted bail to these older matters as well. Keep
this in mind before you post bail for a friend or family member.
Keep this in mind before you post bail for a friend or family member.
Will I lose right to vote if I'm convicted of a felony?
You will not be able to vote if you're incarcerated; however, once released you will be able to vote.
Since my arrest I've received letters from various lawyers / treatment providers. How did these people find out that I was arrested?
In Oregon, adult arrest and suspension records are "public records" and are subject to disclosure upon written request. Some attorneys and treatment providers make public record requests from government agencies in order to obtain a list of persons arrested for certain offenses. After receiving the arrest / suspension information, the firm sends a letter outlining their services. Keep in mind that even though these records are "public," individual records are usually not accessible unless specifically requested.
Mug shots are also public records which is why they often end up on the internet.
Will I be able to vacate, seal or expunge my arrest or conviction?
Maybe. Oregon law does allow some arrests and convictions to be sealed / expunged. Generally, only certain misdemeanors and low level felony convictions can be expunged. Oregon law does not allow an individual to seal or expunge sex crime convictions, most traffic arrests or any traffic convictions, Class A felony convictions (except racketeering), and nearly all Class B felony convictions.
Talk to an Oregon criminal defense attorney for specifics on your situation. It is highly recommended that you move to expunge your arrest / conviction just as soon as you are eligible to do so.
Am I required to notify anyone if I am arrested or convicted of a crime?
Effective January 1, 2010, If you are a health professional that is (1) license by; or (2) certified by; or (3) registered with one of the following Boards?
If so, you must self-report either a misdemeanor or felony conviction within 10 days of the conviction or if you are arrested for a felony, you must report the arrest within 10 days of the arrest. Speak to your attorney or refer to HB 2059 (2009) for more information.
What is meant by the term "criminal offense" or "crime?"
A crime is an offense for which a sentence of imprisonment (either jail or prison) is authorized. Crimes are classified as either a felonies or a misdemeanors.
What is a misdemeanor?
A crime is a misdemeanor if the statute designates the offense as a misdemeanor or if the maximum term of imprisonment is not more that one year. Misdemeanors are classified as either Class A misdemeanors; Class B misdemeanors; Class C misdemeanors; and unclassified misdemeanors.
What is a felony?
A crime is a felony if the statute designates the offense as a felony or if the maximum term of imprisonment is more than one year. Felonies are classified as either Class A felonies; Class B felonies; Class C felonies; and unclassified felonies.
When does my misdemeanor / felony fall off my record?
When does my misdemeanor / felony fall off my record?
Crimes never come off your record unless you move to
expunge your record and that motion is granted by the
court. If you're convicted of a crime it will remain on your
record forever unless and until you have it expunged. If your case
/ charge is dismissed, you'll have no conviction but the arrest will
remain on your record unless the arrest is sealed / expunged.
Crimes never come off your record unless you move to seal / expunge your record and that motion is granted by the court. If you're convicted of a crime it will remain on your record forever unless and until you have it expunged. If your case / charge is dismissed, you'll have no conviction but the arrest will remain on your record unless the arrest is sealed / expunged.
Tip: As soon as you're eligible to seal your arrest /
conviction record do so immediately.
Tip: As soon as you're eligible to seal your arrest / conviction record do so immediately.
Where can I find a list of all Oregon crimes?
Oregon criminal charges (misdemeanors and felonies) are found in the Oregon Revised Statutes (known as ORS). These offenses apply statewide. Keep in mind that some municipalities have a city code that can criminalize certain conduct. City code violations are at most misdemeanors and apply only in the city itself (not statewide).
While it is impractical to list each and every criminal charge, the following is a list of most Oregon crimes. Note that a few of the offenses below are non-criminal violations.
ORS 162.015 Bribe giving
ORS 162.025 Bribe receiving
ORS 162.075 False swearing
ORS 162.085 Unsworn falsification
ORS 162.117 Public investment fraud
ORS 162.145 Escape in the third degree
ORS 162.155 Escape in the second degree
ORS 162.165 Escape in the first degree
ORS 162.175 Unauthorized departure
ORS 162.185 Supplying contraband
ORS 162.195 Failure to appear in the second degree
ORS 162.205 Failure to appear in the first degree
ORS 162.245 Refusing to assist a peace officer
ORS 162.255 Refusing to assist in fire-fighting operations
ORS 162.265 Bribing a witness
ORS 162.275 Bribe receiving by a witness
ORS 162.285 Tampering with a witness
ORS 162.295 Tampering with physical evidence
ORS 162.305 Tampering with public records
ORS 162.315 Resisting arrest
ORS 162.325 Hindering prosecution
ORS 162.335 Compounding
ORS 162.355 Simulating legal process
ORS 162.365 Criminal impersonation
ORS 162.367 Criminal impersonation of peace officer
ORS 162.375 Initiating a false report
ORS 162.385 Giving false information to peace officer for a citation or arrest on a warrant (See also ORS 807.620)
ORS 162.405 Official misconduct in the second degree
ORS 162.415 Official misconduct in the first degree
ORS 162.425 Misuse of confidential information
ORS 162.455 Interfering with legislative operations
ORS 162.465 Unlawful legislative lobbying
ORS 163.095 Aggravated murder
ORS 163.115 Murder
ORS 163.118 Manslaughter in the first degree
ORS 163.125 Manslaughter in the second degree
ORS 163.145 Criminally negligent homicide
ORS 163.149 Aggravated vehicular homicide
ORS 163.160 Assault in the fourth degree
ORS 163.165 Assault in the third degree
ORS 163.175 Assault in the second degree
ORS 163.185 Assault in the first degree
ORS 163.187 Strangulation
ORS 163.190 Menacing
ORS 163.195 Recklessly endangering another person
ORS 163.196 Aggravated driving while suspended or revoked
ORS 163.197 Hazing
ORS 163.200 Criminal mistreatment in the second degree
ORS 163.205 Criminal mistreatment in the first degree
ORS 163.207 Female genital mutilation
ORS 163.208 Assaulting a public safety officer
ORS 163.225 Kidnapping in the second degree
ORS 163.235 Kidnapping in the first degree
ORS 163.245 Custodial interference in the second degree
ORS 163.257 Custodial interference in the first degree
ORS 163.266 Trafficking in persons
ORS 163.275 Coercion
ORS 163.355 Rape in the third degree
ORS 163.365 Rape in the second degree
ORS 163.375 Rape in the first degree
ORS 163.385 Sodomy in the third degree
ORS 163.395 Sodomy in the second degree
ORS 163.405 Sodomy in the first degree
ORS 163.408 Unlawful sexual penetration in the second degree
ORS 163.411 Unlawful sexual penetration in the first degree
ORS 163.415 Sexual abuse in the third degree
ORS 163.425 Sexual abuse in the second degree
ORS 163.427 Sexual abuse in the first degree
ORS 163.445 Sexual misconduct
ORS 163.452 Custodial sexual misconduct in the first degree
ORS 163.454 Custodial sexual misconduct in the second degree
ORS 163.465 Public indecency
ORS 163.466 Public indecency; felony; sentencing classification
ORS 163.467 Private indecency
ORS 163.476 Unlawfully being in a location where children regularly congregate
ORS 163.479 Unlawful contact with a child
ORS 163.515 Bigamy
ORS 163.525 Incest
ORS 163.535 Abandonment of a child
ORS 163.537 Buying or selling a person under 18 years of age
ORS 163.545 Child neglect in the second degree
ORS 163.547 Child neglect in the first degree
ORS 163.555 Criminal nonsupport
ORS 163.575 Endangering the welfare of a minor
ORS 163.577 Failing to supervise a child
ORS 163.693 Failure to report child pornography
ORS 163.700 Invasion of personal privacy
ORS 163.709 Unlawful directing of light from a laser pointer
ORS 163.732 Stalking
ORS 163.750 Violating court’s stalking protective order
ORS 164.043 Theft in the third degree
ORS 164.045 Theft in the second degree
ORS 164.055 Theft in the first degree
ORS 164.057 Aggravated theft in the first degree
ORS 164.065 Theft of lost, mislaid property
ORS 164.075 Theft by extortion
ORS 164.085 Theft by deception
ORS 164.095 Theft by receiving
ORS 164.098 Organized retail theft
ORS 164.125 Theft of services
ORS 164.132 Unlawful distribution of cable television equipment
ORS 164.135 Unauthorized use of a vehicle
ORS 164.138 Criminal possession of a rented or leased motor vehicle
ORS 164.140 Criminal possession of rented or leased personal property
ORS 164.162 Mail theft or receipt of stolen mail
ORS 164.170 Laundering a monetary instrument
ORS 164.215 Burglary in the second degree
ORS 164.225 Burglary in the first degree
ORS 164.235 Possession of a burglary tool or theft device
ORS 164.243 Criminal trespass in the second degree by a guest
ORS 164.245 Criminal trespass in the second degree
ORS 164.255 Criminal trespass in the first degree
ORS 164.265 Criminal trespass while in possession of firearm
ORS 164.272 Unlawful entry into motor vehicle
ORS 164.278 Criminal trespass at sports event
ORS 164.315 Arson in the second degree
ORS 164.325 Arson in the first degree
ORS 164.335 Reckless burning
ORS 164.345 Criminal mischief in the third degree
ORS 164.354 Criminal mischief in the second degree
ORS 164.365 Criminal mischief in the first degree
ORS 164.373 Tampering with cable television equipment
ORS 164.377 Computer crime
ORS 164.383 Unlawfully applying graffiti
ORS 164.386 Unlawfully possessing graffiti implement
ORS 164.395 Robbery in the third degree
ORS 164.405 Robbery in the second degree
ORS 164.415 Robbery in the first degree
ORS 164.775 Deposit of trash within 100 yards of waters or in waters
ORS 164.785 Placing offensive substances in waters, on highways or other property
ORS 164.805 Offensive littering
ORS 164.813 Unlawful cutting and transport of special forest products
ORS 164.815 Unlawful transport of hay
ORS 164.825 Cutting and transport of coniferous trees without permit or bill of sale
ORS 164.857 Unlawful transport of metal property
ORS 164.863 Unlawful transport of meat animal carcasses
ORS 164.865 Unlawful sound recording
ORS 164.868 Unlawful labeling of a sound recording
ORS 164.869 Unlawful recording of a live performance
ORS 164.872 Unlawful labeling of a videotape recording
ORS 164.875 Unlawful videotape recording
ORS 164.882 Unlawful operation of an audiovisual device
ORS 164.885 Endangering aircraft
ORS 164.886 Unlawful tree spiking; unlawful possession of substance that can damage certain wood processing equipment
ORS 164.887 Interference with agricultural operations
ORS 164.889 Interference with agricultural research
ORS 165.007 Forgery in the second degree
ORS 165.013 Forgery in the first degree
ORS 165.032 Criminal possession of a forgery device
ORS 165.037 Criminal simulation
ORS 165.042 Fraudulently obtaining a signature
ORS 165.047 Unlawfully using slugs
ORS 165.055 Fraudulent use of a credit card
ORS 165.065 Negotiating a bad check
ORS 165.070 Possessing fraudulent communications device
ORS 165.074 Unlawful factoring of payment card transaction
ORS 165.080 Falsifying business records
ORS 165.085 Sports bribery
ORS 165.090 Sports bribe receiving
ORS 165.095 Misapplication of entrusted property
ORS 165.100 Issuing a false financial statement
ORS 165.102 Obtaining execution of documents by deception
ORS 165.107 Metal property transaction records; prohibited conduct
ORS 165.109 Failing to maintain a cedar purchase record
ORS 165.114 Sale of educational assignments
ORS 165.118 Metal property offenses
ORS 165.485 Wrongful alteration of telegraphic message
ORS 165.490 Use by company agent of information contained in message
ORS 165.495 Refusing to send or deliver message or sending message out of order
ORS 165.505 Opening or procuring telegraphic message addressed to another
ORS 165.510 Learning contents of telegraphic message sent to another
ORS 165.515 Bribery of telegraph company agents to disclose contents of message
ORS 165.520 Opening, reading or publishing letter
ORS 165.540 Obtaining contents of communications
ORS 165.543 Interception of communications
ORS 165.555 Unlawful telephone solicitation of contributions for charitable purposes
ORS 165.570 Improper use of emergency reporting system
ORS 165.572 Interference with making a report
ORS 165.577 Cellular counterfeiting in the third degree
ORS 165.579 Cellular counterfeiting in the second degree
ORS 165.581 Cellular counterfeiting in the first degree
ORS 165.692 Making false claim for health care payment
ORS 165.800 Identity theft
ORS 165.803 Aggravated identity theft
ORS 165.805 Misrepresentation of age by a minor
ORS 165.810 Unlawful possession of a personal identification device
ORS 165.813 Unlawful possession of fictitious identification
ORS 165.825 Sale of drugged horse
ORS 166.005 Treason
ORS 166.015 Riot
ORS 166.023 Disorderly conduct in the first degree
ORS 166.025 Disorderly conduct in the second degree
ORS 166.065 Harassment
ORS 166.070 Aggravated harassment
ORS 166.075 Abuse of venerated objects
ORS 166.076 Abuse of a memorial to the dead
ORS 166.085 Abuse of corpse in the second degree
ORS 166.087 Abuse of corpse in the first degree
ORS 166.090 Telephonic harassment
ORS 166.095 Misconduct with emergency telephone calls
ORS 166.116 Interfering with public transportation
ORS 166.155 Intimidation in the second degree
ORS 166.165 Intimidation in the first degree
ORS 166.180 Negligently wounding another
ORS 166.220 Unlawful use of weapon
ORS 166.240 Carrying of concealed weapons
ORS 166.250 Unlawful possession of firearms
ORS 166.270 Possession of weapons by certain felons
ORS 166.272 Unlawful possession of machine guns, certain short-barreled firearms and firearms silencers
ORS 166.275 Possession of weapons by inmates of institutions
ORS 166.350 Unlawful possession of armor piercing ammunition
ORS 166.370 Possession of firearm or dangerous weapon in public building or court facility; exceptions; discharging firearm at school
ORS 166.373 Possession of weapon in court facility by peace officer or federal officer
ORS 166.380 Examination of firearm by peace officer; arrest for failure to allow examination
ORS 166.382 Possession of destructive device prohibited
ORS 166.384 Unlawful manufacture of destructive device
ORS 166.385 Possession of hoax destructive device
ORS 166.410 Manufacture, importation or sale of firearms
ORS 166.416 Providing false information in connection with a transfer of a firearm
ORS 166.418 Improperly transferring a firearm
ORS 166.425 Unlawful purchase of firearm
ORS 166.630 Discharging weapon on or across highway, ocean shore recreation area or public utility facility
ORS 166.635 Discharging weapon or throwing objects at trains
ORS 166.638 Discharging weapon across airport operational surfaces
ORS 166.642 Felon in possession of body armor
ORS 166.643 Unlawful possession of body armor
ORS 166.645 Hunting in cemeteries prohibited
ORS 166.649 Throwing an object off an overpass in the second degree
ORS 166.651 Throwing an object off an overpass in the first degree
ORS 166.660 Unlawful paramilitary activity
ORS 166.663 Casting artificial light from vehicle while possessing certain weapons prohibited
ORS 166.720 Racketeering activity unlawful
ORS 167.007 Prostitution
ORS 167.008 Patronizing a prostitute
ORS 167.012 Promoting prostitution
ORS 167.017 Compelling prostitution
ORS 167.054 Furnishing sexually explicit material to a child
ORS 167.057 Luring a minor
ORS 167.075 Exhibiting an obscene performance to a minor
ORS 167.080 Displaying obscene materials to minors
ORS 167.109 Internet gambling
ORS 167.122 Unlawful gambling in the second degree
ORS 167.127 Unlawful gambling in the first degree
ORS 167.132 Possession of gambling records in the second degree
ORS 167.137 Possession of gambling records in the first degree
ORS 167.147 Possession of a gambling device
ORS 167.164 Possession of gray machine
ORS 167.167 Cheating
ORS 167.212 Tampering with drug records
ORS 167.222 Frequenting a place where controlled substances are used
ORS 167.262 Adult using minor in commission of controlled substance offense
ORS 167.312 Research and animal interference
ORS 167.315 Animal abuse in the second degree
ORS 167.320 Animal abuse in the first degree
ORS 167.322 Aggravated animal abuse in the first degree
ORS 167.325 Animal neglect in the second degree
ORS 167.330 Animal neglect in the first degree
ORS 167.333 Sexual assault of animal
ORS 167.337 Interfering with law enforcement animal
ORS 167.339 Assaulting law enforcement animal
ORS 167.340 Animal abandonment
ORS 167.349 Encouraging animal abuse
ORS 167.351 Trading in non-ambulatory livestock
ORS 167.352 Interfering with assistance, search and rescue or therapy animal
ORS 167.355 Involvement in animal fighting
ORS 167.365 Dog-fighting
ORS 167.370 Participation in dog-fighting
ORS 167.372 Possessing dog-fighting paraphernalia
ORS 167.374 Possession of dogs for purpose of breeding
ORS 167.385 Unauthorized use of livestock animal
ORS 167.388 Interference with livestock production
ORS 167.390 Commerce in fur of domestic cats and dogs prohibited; exception
ORS 167.400 Tobacco possession by minors prohibited
ORS 167.401 Tobacco purchase by minors prohibited
ORS 167.428 Cockfighting
ORS 167.431 Participation in cockfighting
ORS 167.502 Sale of certain items at unused property market prohibited
ORS 167.808 Unlawful possession of inhalants
ORS 167.810 Creating a hazard
ORS 167.820 Concealing the birth of an infant
ORS 167.822 Improper repair of vehicle inflatable restraint system
ORS 167.824 Unlawful possession of un-deployed air bags or air bag canisters
ORS 167.830 Employment of minors in place of public entertainment
ORS 468.922 Unlawful disposal, storage or treatment of hazardous waste in the second degree
ORS 468.926 Unlawful disposal, storage or treatment of hazardous waste in the first degree
ORS 468.929 Unlawful transport of hazardous waste in the second degree
ORS 468.931 Unlawful transport of hazardous waste in the first degree
ORS 468.936 Unlawful air pollution in the second degree
ORS 468.939 Unlawful air pollution in the first degree
ORS 468.943 Unlawful water pollution in the second degree
ORS 468.946 Unlawful water pollution in the first degree
ORS 468.951 Environmental endangerment
ORS 468.953 Supplying false information to agency
ORS 468.956 Refusal to produce material subpoenaed by commission
ORS 471.410 Providing liquor to person under 21 or to intoxicated person; allowing consumption by minor on property
ORS 471.430 Purchase or possession of alcoholic beverages by person under 21; entry of licensed premises by person under 21
ORS 475.806 Unlawful manufacture of hydrocodone
ORS 475.810 Unlawful delivery of hydrocodone
ORS 475.814 Unlawful possession of hydrocodone
ORS 475.816 Unlawful manufacture of methadone
ORS 475.820 Unlawful delivery of methadone
ORS 475.824 Unlawful possession of methadone
ORS 475.826 Unlawful manufacture of oxycodone
ORS 475.830 Unlawful delivery of oxycodone
ORS 475.834 Unlawful possession of oxycodone
ORS 475.846 Unlawful manufacture of heroin
ORS 475.850 Unlawful delivery of heroin
ORS 475.854 Unlawful possession of heroin
ORS 475.856 Unlawful manufacture of marijuana
ORS 475.860 Unlawful delivery of marijuana
ORS 475.864 Unlawful possession of marijuana
ORS 475.876 Unlawful manufacture of cocaine
ORS 475.880 Unlawful delivery of cocaine
ORS 475.884 Unlawful possession of cocaine
ORS 475.886 Unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine
ORS 475.890 Unlawful delivery of methamphetamine
ORS 475.894 Unlawful possession of methamphetamine
ORS 475.904 Unlawful manufacture or delivery of controlled substance within 1,000 feet of school
ORS 475.908 Causing another person to ingest a controlled substance
ORS 475.912 Unlawful delivery of imitation controlled substance
ORS 475.914 Prohibited acts for registrants; penalties
ORS 475.916 Prohibited acts involving records and fraud
ORS 475.918 Falsifying drug test results
ORS 475.920 Providing drug test falsification equipment
ORS 475.950 Failure to report precursor substances transaction
ORS 475.955 Failure to report missing precursor substances
ORS 475.960 Illegally selling drug equipment
ORS 475.965 Providing false information on precursor substances report or record
ORS 475.967 Possession of precursor substance with intent to manufacture controlled substance
ORS 475.969 Unlawful possession of phosphorus
ORS 475.971 Unlawful possession of anhydrous ammonia
ORS 475.975 Unlawful possession of iodine in its elemental form; recording transfers; unlawful distribution of iodine in its elemental form
ORS 475.976 Unlawful possession of iodine matrix; recording transfers; unlawful distribution of iodine matrix
ORS 475.977 Possessing or disposing of methamphetamine manufacturing waste
ORS 475.979 Unlawful possession of lithium metal or sodium metal
ORS 517.130 Mineral trespass
ORS 517.133 Interfering with a mining operation.
ORS 702.032 Offering anything of value to student athlete as contract inducement prohibited
ORS 703.990 Criminal penalties for polygraph examiners
ORS 703.993 Criminal penalties for investigators
ORS 717.905 Money Transmission Offense
ORS 803.085 Selling untitled vehicle prohibited
ORS 803.114 Knowingly submitting false notice of transfer
ORS 803.116 Knowingly submitting false information about transfer of interest in vehicle
ORS 803.225 Failure to designate replica, reconstructed, assembled or specially constructed vehicle in title or registration application
ORS 803.230 Forging, altering or unlawfully producing or using title or registration
ORS 803.375 False application for vehicle registration;
ORS 803.385 False swearing relating to registration;
ORS 806.050 Falsification of financial responsibility
ORS 806.055 Giving false information about liability insurance to police officer
ORS 806.300 Failure to surrender license and registration on cancellation of future responsibility filing
ORS 811.060 Vehicular assault of bicyclist or pedestrian
ORS 811.127 Organizing a speed racing event
ORS 811.140 Reckless driving
ORS 811.172 Improperly disposing of human waste
ORS 811.182 Criminal driving while suspended or revoked
ORS 811.231 Reckless endangerment of highway workers
ORS 811.540 Fleeing or attempting to elude police officer
ORS 813.010 Driving under the influence of intoxicants
ORS 815.410 Illegal odometer tampering;
ORS 815.415 Unlawful repair of odometer
ORS 815.420 Unlawfully removing odometer repair notice
ORS 815.425 Failure to submit odometer disclosure
ORS 815.440 Unauthorized possession, use or distribution of traffic control signal operating device
ORS 819.010 Failure to comply with requirements for destruction of vehicle;
ORS 819.012 Failure to follow procedures for a totaled vehicle
ORS 819.018 Failure to notify subsequent purchaser of condition of vehicle
ORS 819.040 Illegal salvage procedures
ORS 819.300 Possession of a stolen vehicle
ORS 819.310 Trafficking in stolen vehicles
ORS 819.420 Failure to obtain vehicle identification number for vehicle with altered or removed number;
ORS 819.430 Trafficking in vehicles with destroyed or altered identification numbers
ORS 822.045 Vehicle dealer offenses
ORS 822.055 Failure to return revoked, canceled or suspended certificate
ORS 822.060 Illegal consignment practices
ORS 822.065 Violation of consigned vehicle transfer
ORS 822.070 Conducting illegal vehicle rebuilding business
ORS 822.090 Unlawful subleasing of motor vehicle
ORS 822.100 Conducting a motor vehicle dismantling business without a certificate
ORS 822.135 Improperly conducting motor vehicle dismantling business
ORS 822.150 Failure to return revoked, canceled or suspended certificate or identification card;
ORS 822.200 Operating illegal towing business;
ORS 822.325 Failure to return revoked or suspended certificate
ORS 822.500 Operating commercial driver training school without certificate
ORS 822.520 Failure to return revoked, suspended or canceled commercial driver training school certificate
ORS 822.525 Acting as driver training instructor without certificate;
False swearing relating to regulation of vehicle related businesses
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David Lesh Mini Biography
Oregon attorney since 1990;
Former Multnomah County prosecutor;
Former lead advisory and trial lawyer for the Portland Police Bureau;
Sought after Oregon criminal defense attorney.
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