A judge in Harney County is set to hear arguments Tuesday morning for and against continuing the hold on enformcement of Measure 114. That’s Oregon’s new gun control measure that was narrowly passed by voters.
Circuit Court Judge Robert Raschio ordered a pause on enforcement of the measure last week. It was set to go into effect last Thursday. The Oregon Attorney General’s Office appealed the ruling to the state supreme court, but its motion was denied.
A federal judge also ruled last week that Measure 114 could go into effect, but that there would be a 30-day hold on the Permit-to-Purchase requirement.
The Bend Police Department is being credited with assisting in a child pornography investigation that led to the federal indictment of a Tacoma, Wash., man.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office – District of Oregon says Brandon Kuper, 20, has been charged by a federal grand jury with production of child pornography and enticement.
Bend Police say officers and a detective conducted an investigation after receiving a local tip, then relayed the information to a federal special agent. Read more