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Walla Walla Man Arrested on Multiple Sex Offenses
03/14/2008
Dean Gushwa, District Attorney
Umatilla County District Attorney's Office
Office: (541) 288-6534

A Walla Walla, Washington man was arrested Wednesday by Walla Walla Police Department based on an Oregon felony warrant issued on numerous sex offenses after he was indicted by a Umatilla County Grand Jury.
 
An Oregon State Police investigation identified JASON ALLEN LEACH, age 36, from Walla Walla, Washington as a suspect that allegedly was involved in unlawful sex offenses involving a known female relative between July 1999 and February 2006. After the investigation was presented before a Umatilla County Grand Jury by the Umatilla County District Attorney's Office, an indictment was obtained and a felony arrest warrant issued for his arrest on the following charges:
  • Rape in the First Degree (2 counts)
  • Sodomy in the First Degree (8 counts)
  • Unlawful Sexual Penetration in the First Degree (2 counts)
  • Unlawful Sexual Penetration in the Second Degree
  • Sex Abuse in the First Degree (3 counts)
 
Questions regarding future court appearances should be directed to the Umatilla County District Attorney's Office.
 
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Detective Mark Banks at (541) 278-4090.