Sentencing

Crimes You Can be Charged With

In the past, Oregon teenagers were almost always tried in county juvenile courts. With the passage of Measure 11, that has all changed.

If you are at least 15 years old and are charged with one of the following crimes, you will automatically be tried as an adult in criminal court. And, if convicted, you face the following times behind bars, as a minimum. No questions asked.

Crime Sentencing
Murder 25 years
Attempt or conspiracy to commit aggravated murder 10 years
Attempt or conspiracy to commit murder 7 years, 6 months
Manslaughter I 10 years
Manslaughter II 6 years, 3 months
Assault I 7 years, 6 months
Assault II 5 years, 10 months
Kidnapping I 7 years, 6 months
Kidnapping II 5 years, 10 months
Rape I 8 years, 4 months
Rape II 6 years, 3 months
Sodomy I 8 years, 4 months
Sodomy II 6 years, 3 months
Unlawful Sexual Penetration I 8 years, 4 months
Unlawful Sexual Penetration II 6 years, 3 months
Sexual Abuse I 6 years, 3 months
Robbery I 7 years, 6 months
Robbery II 5 years, 10 months