The Associated Press PORTLAND — White supremacist David “Joey” Pedersen has been sentenced to life in prison for the carjacking murders of an Oregon teenager he mistakenly thought was Jewish and of a black man in Northern California. Pedersen told those in the Portland federal courtroom that Monday’s sentencing was “rather anti-climactic,” because he had already been sentenced to…More
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The Associated Press PORTLAND — A federal judge in Portland has sentenced a woman to life in prison for her role in a Pacific Northwest killing spree that authorities say was part of a white supremacist scheme. Holly Grigsby apologized Tuesday to friends and relatives of the victims. Grigsby said she realized that any explanation for her…More
The Associated Press PORTLAND — A white supremacist whose Pacific Northwest crime rampage claimed four lives in 2011, including a Washington state couple, has pleaded guilty to federal charges. Court-appointed attorney Richard Wolf said Wednesday that David “Joey” Pedersen pleaded guilty to two counts of carjacking resulting in death — one for Oregon teenager Cody Myers and…More
PORTLAND — David “Joey” Pedersen told a federal judge he wants to be tried without further delay on charges related to a 2011 killing spree, and won’t fight the threat of a death sentence. Pedersen and co-defendant Holly Ann Grigsby are accused of a white supremacist conspiracy in the killing of an Oregon man, a California…More
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — David “Joey” Pedersen has been sentenced to two consecutive life sentences after he pleaded guilty to killing his father and his stepmother in a deadly crime spree through Washington, Oregon and California. Pedersen had pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of aggravated murder for killing his father, Red Pedersen, 53, and his wife, Leslie…More