SB 618 increases sentence for wearing body armor

This bill establishes procedure for charging aggravated version of offense when defendant commits felony while wearing body armor. That fact may be pleaded and proved at trial as an element in aggravation of the crime. The unaggravated crime shall be considered a lesser included offense. Considering Multnomah County would not charge rioters the last 7 yrs because it couldn’t afford…

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