Douglas County Sheriff's Office

MEDIA RELEASE

DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
 Justice Building • Roseburg, Oregon 97470 • (541) 440-4450

John Hanlin
SHERIFF

 

 
Date/Time of Release:  10/08/2013 - 14:45
Contact Person:  Lt. Curt Strickland  
Contact Number:  541-440-4464  
Subject:  Internet Crimes Against Children Search Warrant  
Date/Time of Incident:  10/08/2013 - 07:00
Incident Location:  239 Oakwood Drive, Oakland  
Case Number:  N/A  
Arrested:  Benson, Leland Dale

On Tuesday, October 08, 2013, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Division assisted the Oregon Department of Justice – Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force in serving a search warrant at 239 Oakwood Drive in Oakland. Investigators were searching for computers and other electronic devices containing images of children depicted in sexually explicit conduct. During the search, several items of evidence were seized from the residence.

Leland Benson, age 67 of Oakland, was arrested at the residence and lodged at the Douglas County Jail on five counts of Encouraging Child Sex Abuse I, and five counts of Encouraging Child Sex Abuse II.


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