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Federal Indictment Charges Suspects in Cody Myers Murder with Rico and Other Capital Crimes in Furtherance of a White Supremacist Movement
On August 17, 2012, Amanda Marshall, U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregon, announced the federal indictment of David Joseph "Joey" Pederson, age 32, from Portland, and Holly Ann Grigsby, age 25, from Portland, for racketeering activity in violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), RICO conspiracy, using a firearm in a crime of violence that caused death, kidnapping resulting in death, carjacking resulting in death, transportation of stolen vehicles, aggravated identity theft, credit card fraud, and being a felon in possession of a firearm. The charges all stem from an alleged 10-day crime spree that spanned from Everett, Washington to Eureka, California, and included four murders. One of the cases involved the murder, kidnapping and robbery of Cody Faye Myers, of Lafayette, Oregon, on October 1, 2011, as well as carjacking, using a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence that resulted in death, and interstate transportation of a stolen vehicle.
A link to the news release from the U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregoin is provided with this news release below. Link valid 30 days on our website.
All questions should be directed to their office at (503) 727-1121.

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