21, Oct 2014 - Ex-official gets 18 months for stealing $92K
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) -- A former city official in Southern Oregon has told a judge she stole an estimated $92,000 so she could gamble. The Klamath Falls Herald and News reports that 50-year-old Deborah Sue Fuller agreed to a plea bargain. She was sentenced Monday to 18 months on theft and official misconduct charges. ...
11, Oct 2014 - Klamath, OR Oregon Trail Card Fraud Sentencing
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.– The men accused of $500,000 worth of Oregon Trail Card fraud were each sentenced to seven and a half years in prison. Severo Toro-Castellon and Raphael Ortega-Vargas were the owners of the Carniceria Mi Pueblo Market. Both pleded guilty to five counts of aggravated theft. Klamath Falls District Attorney Rob Patridge said, “This … Continue reading »
11, Oct 2014 - Klamath, OR 2 Sentenced for Oregon Trail Card Fraud
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Two men accused of $500,000 worth of Oregon Trail Card fraud were each sentenced to seven and a half years in prison. Severo Toro-Castellon and Raphael Ortega-Vargas were the owners of the Carniceria Mi Pueblo Market. Both pleaded guilty to five counts of aggravated theft. “This was an important case for … Continue reading »
11, Oct 2014 - Klamath, OR Klamath County food stamp fraud
Klamath Falls, Ore. --- Another key figure in a food stamp fraud case in Klamath County pleads guilty. On Tuesday, Raphael Ortega-Vargas was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison and ordered to pay back $125,000 dollars in restitution. Ortega-Vargas and Severo Toro-Castellon co-owned the meat market where prosecutors say they paid Oregon Trail card holder’s 50-cents on the dollar, and ...
11, Oct 2014 - Klamath, OR Man sentenced after police find 22 pounds of meth
Klamath Falls, Ore. -- A Klamath County judge has sentenced a man to five years in prison after he plead no contest in one of the biggest meth busts in Southern Oregon history. 25 year old Jeronimo Novoa-Leal will likely be deported to Mexico after his sentence is served. OSP says he was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped on Highway 97 in October of last year. Officers received consent to ...
08, Oct 2014 - Klamath, OR Sentencing for Major Drug Bust
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.– A man was sentenced for his involvement in one of the largest drug busts during a traffic stop in Southern Oregon. Klamath District Attorney, Rob Patridge said Jeronimo Novoa-Leal will spend five years in prison and likely be deported back to Mexico afterward. Oregon State Police said he was a passenger in … Continue reading »