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Other victims sought after arrest, conviction of online sexual predator

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help from the public in search of other possible victims after the arrest and conviction of an online sexual offender.

On Aug. 21, 23-year-old Nicholas Tyler Kienle was sentenced to 13 months in prison by Clackamas County Judge Heather Karabeika for first-degree online corruption of a child and second- degree sexual abuse. Kienle intentionally sought out and met a 14-year-old victim by the use of Facebook.

Police conducted a search warrant Kienle’s computer and located many images and videos of possible other unknown named victims.

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office Child Abuse Team is concerned there are other victims and is asking for help. If you know someone who has been a victim in this case, the sheriff’s office wants to know about it.

If you or someone you know has been victimized by Kienle, contact police using the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office tip line by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online email form at clackamas.us/sheriff/forms/tip.html.

Reference Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office case No. 12-08877.

The public can also submit crime tip text messages to the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office from a cellphone. All users have to do is send a text message to CRIMES (274637 on the phone keypad) with the keyword CCSO as the first word in the message body.

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