News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office
Posted: Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, 9:56 a.m.
Please reference CCSO Case # 17-27368
UPDATE (Weds., Nov. 8, 1:15 p.m.) -- INDICTMENT DETAILS w/ ADDITIONAL CHARGES
Additional information: On Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2017, John David Bowe was indicted by a Grand Jury on the following 12 charges:
- 1 charge of Rape I
- 7 counts of Sodomy I
- 2 counts of Sex Abuse I
- 2 counts of Sodomy II
EARLIER (Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, 9:56 a.m.) -- SHERIFF'S OFFICE DETECTIVES, U.S. MARSHALS MAKE SEX ABUSE ARREST, SEEK POSSIBLE ADDITIONAL VICTIMS
On Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Child Abuse Team, with the assistance from the U.S. Marshals Office, arrested 48-year-old John David Bowe in Pomona, CA on the following charges:
- 2 counts of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree
- 2 counts of Sodomy in the First Degree
- 1 count of Luring a Minor
- 1 count of Online Sexual Corruption of a Child
Mr. Bowe was arrested following an investigation into allegations he had sexually assaulted a 13-year female victim during the early morning hours of Monday, October 16, 2017 in unincorporated Clackamas County, near Sandy.
Mr. Bowe is currently in the San Bernardino County Jail awaiting extradition to Oregon. His complete San Bernadino Jail booking info can be found here.
A photo of John Bowe is linked above. He has been a registered sex offender in California since March 2002.
Through the investigation, Sheriff's Office detectives learned that Mr. Bowe is known to have frequented locations where children congregate. Mr. Bowe is believed to also have had contact with multiple families with minor children.
Detectives are seeking information on any other potential victims of Mr. Bowe.
TIPS, ADDITIONAL VICTIMS SOUGHT
Sheriff's Office detectives are asking anyone who may have had contact with Mr. Bowe while children were present to please get in touch with investigators. Anyone with information can contact the Sheriff's Office Tip Line -- by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online email form. Please reference CCSO Case # 17-27368.
Sergeant Brian Jensen
Office of Public Information
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office