Registered Sex Offender Arrested on Multiple Sex Abuse Related Charges (Photo)

December 08, 2017 17:15


On Friday December 8, 2017, 38-year-old Luis Edward Trybom was arrested by the United States Marshal's Fugitive Task Force as part of a Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Sex Crimes Unit ongoing investigation.

Trybom was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Luring a Minor, Online Sexual Corruption in the First Degree, Using a Child in Display of Sexually Explicit Conduct (four counts), Encouraging Child Sex Abuse in the First Degree (four counts), Sex Abuse in the Third Degree (eight counts), Fail to Register as a Sex Offender - misdemeanor, Rape in the First Degree and Sex Abuse in the Second Degree (seven counts).

Trybom is a registered sex offender in connection with a 1997 conviction for Sex Abuse in the Third Degree and was arrested June 28, 2017 by Portland Police on multiple charges of Using a Child in Display of Sexually Explicit Conduct.

After Trybom's June 28th arrest, additional victims were located and later interviewed. Today's arrest is the result of investigations that started after the additional victims were contacted.

For investigative reasons, no further details can be released at this time.

Detectives believe their may be additional victims and are asking anyone with information to contact Detective Nathan Sheppard at 503-823-3886,

The Portland Police Bureau collaborates with government agencies and community organizations that provide access to advocacy services to victims of sex crimes.

A victim may be accompanied by a sexual assault advocate or other appropriate support person during the reporting process and/or criminal investigation.

Multnomah County Victims' Assistance Program: Provides support during the reporting of sexual assaults and referrals to victim services and resources: 503-988-3270.

Call to Safety (formerly the Portland Women's Crisis Line): Provides access to advocacy services, including confidential peer support, information and referrals to community resources. 24 hour crisis line: 503-235-5333, 1-888-235-5333, or

Project UNICA (Proyecto UNICA): Provides access to advocacy services for Spanish-speaking survivors of domestic and sexual violence. 24 hour crisis line: 503-232-4448, or 1-888-232-4448.

Additionally, the Portland Police Bureau Strength Programs provide free self-defense classes and personal safety workshops to people around the Portland area.

To learn more information about these programs, call 503-823-0260 or visit



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