Multnomah County
District Attorney

1200 SW 1st Avenue, Suite 5200
Portland, OR 97204
503-988-3162

Multnomah County District Attorney

 
1200 SW 1st Avenue, Suite 5200
| Portland, OR 97204
| 503-988-3162

DA Mike Schmidt Testifies in Favor of Sweeping Policy Package to Address Addiction and Drug Dealing

The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office was a lead stakeholder in finalizing the policy package Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt testified in Salem before the Joint Committee On Addiction and Community Safety Response in support of House Bill 4002. “What we have seen over the last few years as fentanyl has hit the West […]

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UPDATE: Daniel Warren Sentenced to 36 Months in Prison

February 21, 2024 UPDATE: Today, Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Christopher Marshall sentenced Daniel Thomas Warren, 40, to 36 months in prison for one count of Assault in the Third Degree, to which Warren pled guilty on February 9.  Judge Marshall set over sentencing on one count of Bias Crime in the First Degree – […]

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Frank Berte Sentenced to 72 Months in Prison for Burglary, Other Charges

February 14, 2024 Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that a Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge sentenced Frank Berte, 40, to 72 months in prison after he pled guilty to multiple charges from incidents that took place between 2021 and 2023. Deputy District Attorney Eric Pickard represented the State in Berte’s cases. Sentencing took […]

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DA Mike Schmidt Supports Legislation to Increase Protections for Victims of ‘Intimate Image’ Crimes 

February 13, 2024 Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt is voicing his support for legislation that will increase protections for crime victims. Today, the DA’s Policy Director, Aaron Knott, provided testimony to the Oregon House Committee on Judiciary in support of House Bill 4146.  HB 4146 relates to the crime of unlawful dissemination of an […]

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Multi-Jurisdictional Auto Theft and Organized Retail Theft Task Forces Making Positive Impacts

February 5, 2024 At a media briefing today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt and local leaders provided updates on the Auto Theft and Organized Retail Theft Task Forces, highlighting that the dedicated resources and collaboration are yielding positive public safety results. DA Schmidt was joined by Multnomah County Chair Jessica Vega Pederson, Portland Police […]

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Grand Jury Indicts Hugo Gomez-Soto for Criminally Negligent Homicide Related to Dealing Fentanyl

February 2, 2024 Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt today announced that a grand jury indicted Hugo Gomez-Soto, 48, on ten charges relating to the unlawful delivery of fentanyl and the subsequent death of a 29-year-old man to whom Gomez-Soto had sold fentanyl: One count of Criminally Negligent Homicide Four counts of Delivery of a […]

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Zachary Chronister Sentenced to 150 Months in Prison for 2022 Attempted Murder of a Portland Police Officer

February 1, 2024 Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt today announced that a Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge sentenced Zachary Michael Chronister, 29, to 150 months in prison for a 2022 incident in which he shot at a Portland Police Bureau officer while eluding.  Incident On February 17, 2022, officers with the Portland Police Focused […]

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