Crim. No. 90-22-FR.

742 F.Supp. 562 (1990)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff, v. Gary Hugh ORTON, Defendant.

United States District Court, D. Oregon.

July 31, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Charles H. Turner, U.S. Atty., James L. Collins, Asst. U.S. Atty., Portland, Or., for plaintiff.

Steven T. Wax, Federal Defender, Scott Erik Asphaug, Asst. Federal Defender, Portland, Or., for defendant.


FRYE, Judge:

The matter before the court is the motion of defendant, Gary Hugh Orton, to dismiss the charges against him on the grounds that the conduct of the government in investigating and prosecuting him constituted entrapment as a matter of law or was so outrageous that it violated Orton's right to due process of law.

On January 24, 1990, Orton was indicted on two counts of mailing visual depictions of minors engaging in explicit sexual...

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