Milwaukie man arrested on sodomy, sex-abuse charges; possible additional victims sought

News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office

Posted: May 30, 2013, 11:43 a.m.

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Booking photo: Juan Madrigal Avila

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies, working with the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, arrested Juan Madrigal Avila on charges of Sodomy in the First degree and two counts of Sexual Abuse of a Child in the First Degree.

Following a lengthy criminal investigation by Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Child Abuse Team detectives, the U.S. Marshalls Fugitive Task Force arrested Juan Madrigal Avila, age 46, in Newberg. Avila was transported to Clackamas County Jail. He is charged with Sodomy in the First Degree and two counts of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree. Bail is set at $250,000.

The victim is a family acquaintance who was 11 when the alleged abuse occurred. The crimes allegedly occurred at Madrigal Avila's Milwaukie residence between 2012 and 2013.

Investigators are not ruling out the possibility of other non-related victims.

A booking photo is linked above and can also be found here.


If you or someone you know has been victimized by Juan Madrigal Avila, please contact us using the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Tip Line -- by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online e-mail form. Please reference Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Case #13-1515.

The public can also submit crime-tip text messages to the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office from a cell phone. All users have to do is send a text message to CRIMES (274637 on your phone keypad) -- with the keyword CCSO as the first word in the message body.

Important reminder: Please do not send emergency messages using the text-messaging system -- in case of an emergency, call 911.


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Contact Info:

Robert Wurpes, Sergeant
Office of Public Information
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office

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