HUBBARD, Ore. – Deputies arrested a father and son on charges of sex crimes involving a 6-year-old child, and authorities are searching for other possible victims.
Duane Shottenkirk, 61 (pictured left), and his 35-year-old son, Earnest Shottenkirk (pictured right), were arrested June 14 by U.S Marshals in Hubbard, Oregon, said Sgt. Robert Wurpes with the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office.
The reported victim was a family member and the crimes reportedly happened in 2011, Wurpes said.
Duane Shottenkirk allegedly solicited and distributed child pornography. Investigators have credible information that he has sexually molested other children throughout his lifetime and believe there are more victims.
Duane Shottenkirk was charged with a series of first-degree child sex abuse charges. His bail was set at $500,000.
Earnest Shottenkirk was also charged with first-degree child sex abuse charges. His bail was set at $250,000. Both men are in the Clackamas County Jail.
Duane Shottenkirk has lived in Washington, Oregon and California. Anyone with additional information was asked to call the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office at 503-723-4949.