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Press Release

Notice of Press Conference

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Oregon


PORTLAND, Ore. – Billy J. Williams, United States Attorney for the District of Oregon, will hold a press conference following the conclusion of Magistrate Court on Friday, October 27. The conference will announce the indictment of Jason Paul Schaefer, and discuss the involvement of the Joint Terrorism Task Force in the successful investigation of the case. Other speakers will include Oregon FBI Special Agent in Charge Loren Cannon and Washington County Sheriff Pat Garrett.



Friday, October 27, 2017


Set up beginning at 2:00PM. Conference will begin between 2:30-2:45PM.




United States Attorney’s Office

Main Conference Room – Sixth Floor Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse 1000 SW Third Ave., Suite 600

Portland, OR 97204




All credentialed media are invited to attend and required to display valid photo identification to gain entry into the courthouse and the United States Attorney’s Office.


Please limit attendance to a maximum of three individuals from any one media outlet.



Credentialed media are invited to use camera and audio equipment during the press conference. Use of camera and audio equipment is otherwise prohibited in the federal courthouse.




Scott Asphaug

First Assistant United States Attorney

United States Attorney’s Office – District of Oregon | (503) 727-1008



Updated October 27, 2017