Given the threat to public safety that Gunter posed, Deputy District Attorney Eric Palmer requested that the Multnomah County Circuit Court deny Gunter’s conditional release. The Court set Gunter’s bail to $50,000.
“The victim, in this case, is now 9-years-old and has demonstrated incredible bravery as we’ve fought for justice for three and a half years. I am hopeful that today’s outcome helps her and her family move forward with their lives.” Deputy District Attorney Melissa Marrero, the lead prosecutor on the case said.
Barquet fatally shot two people and robbed a gas station in downtown Portland over the course of four hours between November 19 and 20, 2018.
Data transparency has been among DA Mike Schmidt’s top priorities since taking office, developing and publishing the Protest Case and Gun Violence Case data dashboards within his first year as the elected DA.
“We can’t rely only on arrest and prosecution to solve this problem. SB 803 strikes at the heart of catalytic converter theft by taking away the market. This will help us get upstream of this scourge and allow us to focus our limited resources more effectively,” DA Schmidt said.
The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office acknowledges the incredible tragedy and loss to the family of Ervaeua Herring.
District Attorney Mike Schmidt said, “The collective effort between The Multnomah County Sheriff’s office and the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office to investigate and prosecute Mr. Haney shows our accountability systems at work, and more importantly that no one is above the law.”
December 10, 2021 Elisabeth Shepard, Communications Director Elisabeth.Shepard@nullmcda.us DA Mike Schmidt announces 6 years and 8 months sentence for second-degree manslaughter PORTLAND, Oregon – Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that Tyler Wayne Pierce, 33, was sentenced to 6 years and 8 months prison (80 months) after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the […]
December 10, 2021 Elisabeth Shepard, Communications Director Elisabeth.Shepard@nullmcda.us DA Mike Schmidt announces 10 year sentence for self-proclaimed “Patriot” Alan Swinney PORTLAND, Ore. – Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that Judge Heidi Moawad sentenced self-proclaimed “Patriot” and former Proud Boy Alan Swinney, age 51, to 10 (120 months) in prison with three years […]
December 3, 2021 Today, Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office published a transcript of the grand jury proceedings in the death investigation of Israel Mark Berry was posted to the District Attorney’s website. Upon return of a “not true bill” (see press release) in this matter by the grand jury, the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office […]