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Thank you for visiting the Office of the District Attorney for Deschutes County website. Your District Attorney and his dedicated attorneys and staff are committed to keeping our community a safe place to live. The office serves the citizens of Deschutes County, working to reduce crime, protect innocent victims, and enhance the lives of district residents.

The District Attorney’s Office continues in its mission to efficiently and effectively seek justice, for the safety and well-being of our community.

Aug
31
Press Release
Deschutes County District Attorney announced today that defendant James McNeil, 44, was charged with Sodomy 1, Unlawful Sexual Penetration I, Rape 1and Sexual Abuse 1; the victims were two minors. McNeil entered a plea of guilty on August 30, 2011 to each count of the indictment.
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Aug
24
Press Release
The Oregon State Bar has released a copy of District Attorney Patrick Flaherty's August 18 2011 letter to the Bar.
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Jul
29
Press Release
Today District Attorney, Patrick Flaherty learned that the Board of County Commissioners instructed its attorneys from Eugene, Dave Frohnmayer and Bill Gary, to send a letter to the Oregon State Bar. The 12 page letter appears to be a more sophisticated rendition of the anonymous bar complaint that was filed against him on March 25, 2011.
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