On June 22, 2021, 22 year old Aury Moreno-Madrigal pleaded guilty to two counts of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, one count of Sodomy in the First Degree and one count of Sexual Abuse in the Third Degree. All of those crimes were committed against a 16 year old child. Presiding Judge Sheryl Bachart sentenced Moreno-Madrigal to 8-years and 3 months in prison, the maximum time allowed under the law pursuant to ballot measure 11.
Moreno-Madrigal must register as a sex offender and will be on post-prison supervision (parole) for 20 years. He will be subject to sanctions including additional imprisonment for violations of his post-prison supervision. The DA's Office thanked the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office and Lincoln City Police Department for their work on this case. The DA'S office stated "We the take these cases very seriously and this criminal behavior will not be tolerated in our community."