Saturday, May 18, 2024

Former Portland-area Mayor Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

Dennis Doyle, former Democrat mayor of Beaverton, OR, one of Portland’s greater metropolitan neighbors, pleaded guilty in court on Tuesday to illegally possessing child pornography. This comes as a report from the District of Oregon’s United States Attorney’s office. 

In a preceding report released in March of this year, the former public elected city leader was charged with the same crime.

This week’s report explains that, “According to court documents, between November 2014 and December 2015, Doyle knowingly and unlawfully possessed digital media containing child pornography. Several of the images Doyle possessed were of children under the age of 12 who had been identified as known sexually exploited minors by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).”

Doyle, a democrat, served the city of Beaverton from 2009 to 2020. His admitted crimes took place during his office as mayor, a decade after his drunk driving arrest.

In 2012 he received the Mayors’ Climate Protection award for getting on board an Obama initiative to promote climate agenda policies. 

Oregon Live reports that on the way out of the courtroom this week Doyle said, “you know, we make mistakes.”

I don’t know about the rest of the Democrats, but my “mistakes” with a thumb drive entail removing it before ejecting it properly, not filling it with obscene, harmful photos of missing children. Let’s hope he gets the maximum sentence, or worse.