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Prineville Rapist Sentenced To 25 Years

PRINEVILLE, OR -- A Prineville man will spend 25 years in prison on a number of rape and sex abuse charges. A jury convicted 28-year-old Joshua Quattlebum in August on two counts of Rap, Sodomy, First Degree Sexual Abuse, two counts of Second Degree Sexual Abuse, Endangering the Welfare of a Minor, Harassment and Disorderly Conduct. His victim was an adult known to him.

During sentencing, aggravating factors increased the penalty, according to the Crook County District Attorney, including deliberate cruelty and violence, a child was present in at least one attack, Quattlebum’s involvement in similar prior crimes and a lack of remorse. In 2015, Quattlebum was convicted of Attempted Sodomy and Sex Abuse for assaulting two different victims under the age of 14. 

He was also ordered to register as a sex offender and serve 10 years post prison supervision.

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