News Release from: Marion Co. District Attorney’s Office
On April 1, 2013, Angel Armando Perez entered guilty pleas before the Honorable Courtland Geyer to charges stemming from an August 12, 2012 investigation conducted by the Woodburn Police Department.
Mr. Perez was a priest at St. Luke’s Catholic Church when a complaint of sexual abuse was made to the Woodburn Police Department. Mr. Perez was arrested on August 13, 2012 and a grand jury subsequently indicted him on charges of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, Using a Child in Display of Sexually Explicit Conduct, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants, and Furnishing Alcohol to a Person Under 21 Years of Age.
Mr. Perez pled guilty to Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants, and 2 counts of Furnishing Alcohol to a Person Under 21 Years of Age. The remaining charges were dismissed. Mr. Perez was sentenced to 75 months in prison on the charge of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, a Ballot Measure 11 offense. He was sentenced to concurrent jail sentences on the remaining counts.
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