Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution - Failure to Appear (Sexual Abuse in the FirstDegree)
ANTHONY KENDALL DEWATER
Tony Dewater, Anthony Girod, Anthony K. Dewater
Date(s) of Birth Used:
February 9, 1958
Place of Birth:
Teacher's Aide at an Elementary School
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Dewater speaks fluent Spanish. He may have traveled to Seattle, Washington; California; BritishColumbia, Canada; Spain; the United Kingdom; or Peru.
On February 21, 1992, Anthony Kendall Dewater, a teacher's aide at an elementary school inSalem, Oregon, was charged with nine counts of sexual abuse in the first degree for allegedlyfondling multiple students over a six-month period. He was found guilty of seven of those counts inthe Marion County Circuit Court for the State of Oregon on July 31, 1992. On November 2, 1992, theMarion County Circuit Court for the State of Oregon issued an arrest warrant for Dewater forfailure to appear in the first degree. A complaint was authorized and a federal arrest warrant wasissued by the United States District Court, District of Oregon, Portland, Oregon, charging Dewaterwith unlawful flight to avoid prosecution on July 22, 1993.
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