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Man sentenced to 25 years for sex abuse and sodomy

DALLAS — Jeremiah Daniel Foreman, 22, was sentenced May 27 to serve 25 years in prison for sex abuse and sodomy of a 6-year-old child in Dallas. After a one-day trial last week. Polk County Circuit Court Judge Monte Campbell found Foreman guilty of all charges filed by Polk County District Attorney’s Office. Under Oregon’s Jessica Law, Foreman is not eligible for any sentence reduction.

Foreman was arrested in 2014 by Dallas Police Department detectives after the victim reported inappropriate contact by her mother’s ex-boyfriend.

“I am pleased we were able to hold this defendant accountable for his actions and get a measure of justice for this young victim,” said Jayme Kimberly, Polk County chief deputy district attorney.

Dallas man arrested for sex crimes

PERRYDALE — Polk County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Robert C. Barlow, 58, of Dallas, in Perrydale on May 26 on multiple charges related to sex crimes against a minor.

The arrest followed a two-month investigation.

The victim was a 15-year-old juvenile from out of state.

Barlow was charged with four counts of first-degree rape, four counts of third-degree rape, third-degree sodomy, first-degree sodomy, first-degree sexual penetration, two counts of third-degree sex abuse, second-degree sex abuse and two counts of first-degree sex abuse.

He is being lodged in the Polk County Jail on $655,000 bail as of Tuesday morning.

Dallas PD warns to take care with purses

DALLAS — Dallas Police Department responded on May 28 to a report of the theft of a purse from Rite-Aid in Dallas. The victim said a male grabbed her purse from next to her while she was in the garden center. The man ran west through the adjacent field.

Police later learned the purse was designed to carry a concealed pistol, and it did have a pistol inside of it.

Dallas police are asking parents to talk to their children and tell them not to touch any purses or guns they find.

For more information or to make a report: Dallas Police Department, 503-831-3539.

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