HILLSBORO, Ore.- On June 5, 2020 a Washington County grand jury indicted Washington County Jail Deputy Rian Alden on one count of Official Misconduct in the First Degree concerning a use of force incident that occurred in the jail in 2018.
This incident was investigated by the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office and the Oregon State Police in 2018. At that time and based on the known evidence, charges were not filed. New evidence recently became known which prompted a re-opening of the investigation and this indictment.
Pursuant to ORPC 3.6, the Washington County District Attorney's Office cannot comment further on this case as it has not yet been adjudicated.