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The Multnomah County District Attorney is responsible for prosecuting offenders who commit state criminal law violations in Multnomah County.

Mike Schmidt is the elected District Attorney in Multnomah County. The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office has approximately 200 staff members, including 78 appointed Deputy District Attorneys.

The Multnomah County District Attorney is responsible for prosecuting offenders who commit state criminal law violations in Multnomah County.

Mike Schmidt is the elected District Attorney in Multnomah County. The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office has approximately 200 staff members, including 78 appointed Deputy District Attorneys.

Latest News

  • Noah Wilson sentenced to prison for attacking Portland Police officer
    November 27, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that 43-year-old Noah Wilson received a 60 month prison sentence after being convicted of attacking an officer assigned to the Portland Police Bureau’s Sex Offender Registration Detail.

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  • Protecting our Community from Counterfeit Merchandise
    November 27, 2020

    The holiday shopping season may look very different this year because of the global pandemic. As such, the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office wants to remind community members about counterfeit merchandise and the economic, legal and potential health and safety risks associated with these illegal products.

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  • Fourth suspect arrested in ongoing human sex trafficking investigation
    November 24, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced for the first time limited details on an ongoing human sex traffic investigation, involving a minor victim, which has resulted in two of the four suspects pleading guilty.

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  • Grand jury indicts Jared Walter for invasion of personal privacy
    November 24, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that 33-year-old Jared Walter is charged with invasion of personal privacy after he allegedly took a photo or video of a person inside a Lloyd Center Mall restroom.

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  • Rethinking Pretrial Release and Bail Practices
    November 20, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt discussed pretrial release and bail practices during a public meeting hosted by the Oregon Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

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  • Suspect charged with the alleged murder of Matthew Choi
    November 19, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that 30-year-old Allen Coe is charged with the alleged murder of Matthew Choi.

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  • Shalondre Adams receives 19 year prison sentence for killing 12 month old baby
    November 17, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that 25-year-old Shalondre Adams received a 19 year prison sentence for causing the death of 12-month-old Dominick Smith.

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  • Angela McCraw-Hester receives life imprisonment for murdering Annastasia Hester
    November 16, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that 38-year-old Angela McCraw-Hester received a sentence of life imprisonment with the possibility of parole after serving 25 years for causing the death of 34-year-old Annastasia Hester.

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  • Marquise Love sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to assault
    November 9, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that 26-year-old Marquise Love received a 20 month prison sentence after pleading guilty to assault in the third degree and felony riot.

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  • Community update following riot in downtown Portland
    November 5, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt is providing an update on the cases submitted for prosecution screening after law enforcement declared a riot in downtown on November 4, 2020 and made multiple arrests.  

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  • Statement from District Attorney Mike Schmidt
    November 5, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt released the following statement after violence and property destruction occurred overnight in downtown Portland.

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  • Election Day statement and video from DA Mike Schmidt
    November 3, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt release an Election Day video and statement.

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  • Superseding indictment filed after baby dies from suspected abuse
    October 31, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that Isaiah Hill is charged with the death of eight-month-old Milo Raney-Hill.

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  • Grand jury indicts murder suspect in downtown Portland shooting
    October 26, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that Abdikadir Mohamed Osman is charged with allegedly causing the death of Shawn Fujioka.

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  • Grand jury indicts murder suspect following Oct. 1, 2020 shooting in NE Portland
    October 26, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that Quentin Blackmon is charged with allegedly murdering Michael Epps, and is also charged with attempting to kill another person several weeks prior to the homicide.

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  • Multnomah County DA statement on the indictment of a retired police officer
    October 26, 2020

    On October 21, 2020 the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office learned that a grand jury returned a secret indictment criminally charging a retired police officer assigned to the Portland Police Bureau in connection to an alleged incident that occurred in downtown during a mass demonstration.

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  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month – Multnomah County Proclamation
    October 23, 2020

    October 23, 2020   On October 22, 2020, our office...

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  • Driver in fatal I-84 crash charged with manslaughter, DUII
    October 23, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that Brian Gardner is accused of recklessly causing the death of another person after driving impaired against the flow of traffic on Interstate 84.

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  • Victim’s knee half severed in alleged bias crime assault
    October 21, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that Clayton Briggs, 24, is charged following an alleged bias crime assault that involved a machete.

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  • Registered sex offender accused of sexually abusing minor
    October 20, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that 47-year-old Kenneth Grochowski, a registered sex offender, is accused of having sexual contact with a minor.

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  • Voting in Multnomah County is safe and secure.
    October 19, 2020

    The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office will not tolerate voting intimidation or tampering.

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  • Baby remains on life support, suspect charged with assault & criminal mistreatment
    October 15, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that 19-year-old Isaiah Hill is accused of assaulting an eight month old baby, which resulted in life threatening injuries.

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  • DA Mike Schmidt announces the filing of three unrelated bias crime cases
    October 14, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced the filing of three unrelated bias crime cases.

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  • Two suspects charged with stealing from downtown business during riot
    October 13, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced two people are charged with knowingly committing the crime of theft during a riot in downtown several months ago.

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  • Brandon Bartells charged with damaging historic statue of President Roosevelt during riot
    October 12, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that Brandon Bartells is charged with damaging a historic statue in downtown Portland during a riot.

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  • Malik Fard Muhamad charged with riot after Oregon Historical Society vandalized
    October 12, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that Malik Fard Muhamad is charged after a riot unfolded in downtown on Sunday evening.

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  • DA Mike Schmidt releases interactive dashboard on mass demonstration cases
    October 7, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt released a new statistical dashboard that analyzes protest-related cases referred to his office by law enforcement for prosecutorial review and potential issuing.

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  • Antonio Montgomery sentenced to 150 months in prison for causing the death of two people
    September 30, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that 21-year-old Antonio Montgomery received a 150 month prison sentence after being convicted of recklessly causing the death of Charlene Hauth and Robin Macready.

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  • Alan Swinney arrested, charged for recent criminal conduct in downtown 
    September 30, 2020

    Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that 50-year-old Alan Swinney is in custody and is being charged with multiple offenses for alleged crimes and assaults that involved weapons. The alleged crimes occurred in downtown during recent demonstrations.  

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