Terry Bean and his lawyer were arrested in an elaborate scheme to bribe and hide a 15-year-old boy in a sex abuse case.
Wealthy Democratic donor and a well-known gay rights activist Terry Bean was arrested on a warrant accusing him of 2 counts of felony 3rd-degree sodomy and a misdemeanor sexual abuse charge on a case that was first filed in 2015.
The victim, now 21, testified that both Terry Bean and Kiah Lawson (ex-boyfriend of Bean) picked him up in Bean’s car at a local convenience store took him to a motel room and sexually abused the then 15-year-old boy.
Court documents say the men arranged a $200,000 payment to a 15-year-old boy to make sex abuse charges against Terry Bean go away.
The warrant states Bean was wanted on 2 counts of 3rd-degree sodomy — both felonies — and a misdemeanor sexual abuse charge. pic.twitter.com/7Y6QNTx48Q
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Portland real estate developer Terry Bean was arrested Wednesday afternoon on an accusation that he committed a felony computer crime by allegedly paying off a teenager who had been set to testify against him in a sex abuse case.
Bean’s arrest followed the arrest earlier Wednesday of his former criminal defense attorney, Derek Ashton, on an identical computer crime charge. The prosecution has said in court documents that Ashton carried out the deed for Bean.
Bean was arrested at the Multnomah County Justice Center in downtown and booked into the Multnomah County jail system at 4:08 p.m. Bean, 71, was released more than three hours later at 7:31 p.m. after posting $3,000 bail.
Ashton was arrested at 8:29 a.m. at his home in the Northwest Portland hills, posted $3,000 bail and was released at 2:14 p.m. after a more than five-hour jail stay.
Both men will be required to appear for arraignments in Lane County Circuit Court. It’s unclear if dates have been set yet. More
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