28, Jan 2015 - Klamath, OR Oregon man gets 7 years for hitting pedestrian while drunk
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for driving drunk and killing a 63-year-old woman walking along the road in the Klamath County community Sprague River. The Herald and News (http://bit.ly/1zd81D3 ) reports 24-year-old Joseph Martin Schuster of Chiloquin had pleaded guilty in the death of Barbara Lynn Malo. ...
27, Jan 2015 - Klamath, OR Passport holdup delaying Stacey Addison's return
Klamath Falls, Ore. - An Oregon veterinarian is still waiting for her passport, so she can return home from East Timor - after being released from prison on Christmas. Bernadette Kero has had two brief Skype sessions with her daughter, Stacey Addison... "It was amazing to hear her voice - just to be able to communicate with her." Kero credits lawyer Paolo Remedios for getting her daughter ...
25, Jan 2015 - Klamath, OR Oregon mother calls daughter's East Timor release 'Christmas present'
By Alex Dobuzinskis (Reuters) - The mother of an Oregon woman newly freed from two months of imprisonment in East Timor said on Friday that news of her daughter's release was a "fantastic Christmas present," but it remained uncertain how soon she could return to the United States. Bernadette Kero, 64, of Klamath Falls, Oregon, said she last spoke to her daughter, Dr. Stacey Addison, two nights ...
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 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 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 »