Portland School Worker Indicted on 54 Counts of Child Sex Abuse

Jared Kelly WhiteA 23-year-old Portland teacher has been indicted on 54 counts of child sexual abuse. The criminal counts include 28 counts of first-degree sex abuse, 11 counts of unlawful sexual penetration, and 15 counts of sodomy.

Jared Kelly White was arrested last week on the charges and indicted by a Multnomah County grand jury. Law enforcement officials believe there may be more victims.

Detectives said White has held several jobs where he had contact with children. He previously worked for the Multnomah Education Service District Outdoor School and an event childcare company, according to police.

White was a program leader from March to October of 2015, when MESD learned he was under investigation and placed him on administrative leave. According to the investigation, White also worked as a volunteer at Namanu, Sandy River, and Arrah Wanna Outdoor School sites between September 2011 and April 2013.

Anyone with information about White or additional victims is asked to call Detective Nathan Tobey at 503-823-0276.

Dumas and Vaughn Attorneys at Law has law offices in Portland, Oregon and serves clients in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and other states.

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