Polk Co. Dist. Att. Office – 12/11/23 1:31 PM
DALLAS (OR) – Richard Wayne Rose, Jr., 60, has been sentenced to serve 300 months (25 years) in prison after being found guilty by a jury of seven counts of Sex Abuse in the First Degree, one count of Luring a Minor, and one count of Private Indecency. The incidents occurred over a four year period to a child victim aged six when the abuse began. Rose, of Dallas, was sentenced by Polk County Circuit Judge Rafael A. Caso according to Oregon’s Measure 11 minimum mandatory sentencing law. He will not be eligible for any form of early release or sentence reduction. He will also be required to serve a 45 month term of Post-Prison Supervision upon his release and register as a sex offender.
Judge Caso sentenced Rose to consecutive 75 month terms on four counts of Sex Abuse in the First Degree and concurrent 75 month terms on the remaining counts of Sex Abuse in the First Degree. The remaining counts were sentenced concurrently.
The case was investigated by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Independence Police Department, and the Dallas Police Department. The case was prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney Shannon Clausen of the Polk County District Attorney’s Office.