SH man, 70, gets 25 years after pleading guilty to sexual abuse
May 16, 2018
John Edward Birman, 70, was sentenced to 25 years in prison on four counts of sex-abuse related charges on May 9.
Birman was arrested on Jan. 6 at a residence on Osage Street in Sweet Home.
He faced 21 counts of sex abuse-related charges that were alleged to have occurred in Sweet Home and Lebanon between 2011 and 2014.
Birman pled guilty to one count of first-degree sex abuse and second-degree rape. He pled no contest to two counts of first-degree sex abuse.
The other 17 charges were dismissed.
According to court documents, there were three alleged victims who were all under the age of 16...