Canby PD traffic stop leads to another arrest of Vitaliy Yasinskiy on sex-abuse charge; tips, additional victims sought



New booking photo: Vitaliy Yasinskiy

Please reference CCSO Case # 21-952376

On Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, Canby Police conducted a traffic stop on a violation. During the stop, Canby Police identified the driver as 40-year-old Vitaliy Yasinskiy. He was accompanied by a minor female. 

Earlier this year, on June 10, detectives and deputies with the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Adult Sex Crimes Unithad arrested Yasinskiy on four counts of Rape in the 3rd Degree, five counts of Sex Abuse in the 3rd Degree, four counts of Sodomy in the 3rd Degree, seven counts of Online Sexual Corruption of a Child in the 1st Degree, and six counts of Prostitution. Details on his June 10 arrest: 

Yasinskiy posted bail after this June 10 arrest, and was out of custody during Canby PD's Aug. 6 traffic stop.

Concerned for the girl's safety, the Canby Police officer contacted detectives from the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office Adult Sex Crimes Unit, who responded to the scene to assist with the investigation. 

Yasinskiy was subsequently arrested on a new charge of Sex Abuse in the 3rd Degree. A new booking photo is linked above.

TIPS, ADDITIONAL VICTIMS SOUGHT: Both investigations are ongoing, but investigators are still concerned Yasinskiy could have additional victims. The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office asks that anyone with information on Yasinskiy’s criminal activity to contact Detective Kyser at 503-655-8211, citing CCSO Case # 21-952376. Anyone with info can also contact the Sheriff’s Office Tip Line — by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online email form at .

Our earlier press release on Vitaliy Yasinskiy's June 10 arrest is here:

HELP AVAILABLE FOR SURVIVORS: The Sheriff's Office wants to make sure survivors know that local resources are available:

• Safety Compass ( ). Safety Compass offers support for survivors of commercial sexual exploitation and sex-trafficking navigating the criminal justice system. They offer confidential support and advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 971-235-0021.

• The Sheriff's Office Adult Sex Crimes Unit is based out of A Safe Place Family Justice Center ). A Safe Place Family Justice Center has confidential advocates available 24/7 at 503-654-2288. A Safe Place helps individuals and families by providing access to law enforcement, support, and safety planning to anyone experiencing family violence, sexual violence, stalking, or abuse against older adults and people with disabilities. 

If you or someone you love is in immediate danger, call 911.


Deputy John Wildhaber
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office
Public Information Unit