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UPDATE: Clackamas County man gets 50 years in sex-abuse case

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UPDATE (Monday, Nov. 16, 2020) -- MICHAEL CHAMPAGNE FOUND GUILTY IN SEX-ABUSE CASE, SENTENCED TO 50 YEARS

On Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, a Clackamas County Jury found 64-year old Michael Wayne Champagne guilty of one count of Rape in the First Degree, three counts of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, two counts of Sodomy in the First Degree, and one count of Unlawful Sexual Penetration in the First Degree. 

The investigation into this matter by the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office began in June 2019. The victims in this case were two 9-year-old girls.

Today (Monday, Nov. 16), Mr. Champagne was sentenced to a total of 50 years in prison. 

Mr. Champagne has a lengthy criminal history. He was already a registered sex offender as a result of pleading guilty in 2008 to two counts of Attempted Sexual Abuse in the First Degree. The Salem, Oregon-area victim in that case was also 9 years old at the time. Champagne served just over a year in prison in that matter.

Champagne's booking photo is below.

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EARLIER (Dec. 10, 2019) -- Clackamas County man charged with sexual abuse; Sheriff's Office seeks tips, possible additional victims

Booking photo: Michael Wayne Champagne

Please reference CCSO Case # 19-014057

A 63-year-old Clackamas County resident has been charged with sexually abusing multiple young girls -- and the Sheriff's Office is seeking possible additional victims.

Michael Wayne Champagne was indicted by a Clackamas County Grand Jury on charges of Rape in the First Degree, Unlawful Sexual Penetration in the First Degree, Sodomy in the First Degree (2 counts), and Sexual Abuse in the First Degree (3 counts). He currently resides in the Clackamas County Jail. His complete booking info is here: https://web3.clackamas.us/roster/#inmates

Authorities believe there could be additional victims. Anyone with information on children who were around or associated with Mr. Champagne is urged to contact the the Sheriff’s Office Tip Line-- by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online email form at https://www.clackamas.us/sheriff/tipPlease reference CCSO Case # 19-014057.

A booking photo of Michael Champagne is linked above.

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Sgt. Marcus Mendoza
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office
Public Information Unit