GRANT COUNTY: Man guilty of attempted sex abuse

GRANT COUNTY: Man guilty of attempted sex abuse

A man was convicted recently on attempted sex abuse charges in Grant County Circuit Court. David Lee Murphey, 43, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of Attempt to Commit a Class B Felony – Sexual Abuse in the First Degree. The charge arises from an incident committed on or about 08/02/1998.

Murphey was sentenced to 30 days in Grant County Jail, 60 months of Supervised Probation, ordered to pay a $200 criminal fine, as well as a requirement to register as a sex offender pursuant to Oregon Revised Statutes.

One count of Unlawful Sexual Penetration in the First Degree was dismissed.