Tuesday January 26, 2021

Former Newport Police sergeant arrested on charges of sex abuse

Latest articles

-ADVERTISEMENT-

Most popular

This website is hosted and maintained by Wernerhost.

Our mission is to provide our clients with everything needed to be successful online.

If you need our services, click here.

brad purdom
Brad Purdom

Approximately one year after being placed on administrative leave, Newport Police Department Sgt. Brad Purdom was arrested this morning on charges involving sexual abuse of a minor.

“An internal investigation of Purdom concluded on April 19, and we terminated Purdom’s employment.” Newport Chief of Police Jason Malloy said Thursday.

“In June 2017, the Newport Police Department received information that Purdom had engaged in sexual activity with a minor while off duty. Purdom was put on paid administrative leave and we referred the case to the Oregon State Police.”

Oregon State Police issued the following news release:

On June 28, 2018 at approximately 11 a.m., Oregon State Police detectives arrested former Newport Police Department Sergeant Brad Purdom on charges involving sexual abuse of a minor in Lincoln County.

A Lincoln County Grand Jury indicted Purdom on three felony counts of Sexual Abuse-Second Degree. Purdom was lodged at the Lincoln County Jail on the referenced charges.

Anyone with useful information regarding this investigation may contact the Oregon State Police at (503) 731-3030; please reference case #SP17-202539.

This is a developing story.

Justin Werner
Justin Wernerhttps://wernerhost.com/
Justin is publisher of Lincoln City Homepage and an investigative journalist who finds facts. He's on a mission to seek out truth and isn't afraid to be the tip of the spear for freedom of the press.

RELATED ARTICLES

COMMENTS SECTION

Welcome to the comments section. Feel free to speak your mind about topics raised in this article, but please be aware insulting or hateful comments will be removed. Don’t abuse the anonymity we provide or we will block your access to this website. Have fun and thank you for making our comments section famous.

1 COMMENT

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Need to edit your comment? Did you typo? Send us an email to let us know so we can correct it for you!

I NEED TYPO RELIEF

-ADVERTISEMENT-

Trending