Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Filed against Former Hermiston Priest
September 6, 2014
A male in his mid-30s filed a lawsuit Thursday in Federal District Court alleging sexual abuse by a Capuchin priest who was, at the time, based in Hermiston, according to a press release from his attorneys, Anthony M De Marco and Kristian Roggendorf of Roggendorf LLC.
According to the press release, the victim was abused by Capuchin Franciscan priest Fr. Luis Jaramillo, who was born and ordained in Colombia, South America. The press release states the abuse took place from 1988 to 1989 at Our Lady of Angels Parish in Hermiston, in the Diocese of Baker. At the time, the male was between the ages of 9 and 10.