Eugene man pleads guilty to child sex abuse

Richard Dallas Owens

Richard Owens, 39, was sentenced to 10 years in prison and three years of post-prison supervision.

Posted: Jul 2, 2021 5:02 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – A Eugene man has pleaded guilty to 10 counts of first-degree encouraging child sexual abuse.

Richard Owens, 39, was sentenced to 10 years in prison and three years of post-prison supervision.

He was arrested by Eugene Police last February on a search warrant after being investigated for child pornography. Police found an extensive collection and say there may be local child and adult victims.

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