PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man who admitted to sexually assaulting a woman in Hillsboro in December 2018 was convicted on July 26.
The Washington County District Attorney’s Office said Gabriel Moscote- Saavedra broke into the woman’s apartment on December 2 by removing the screen on her unlocked window. He sexually assaulted her at knifepoint.
Saavedra lived in the same apartment complex and agreed to give a DNA sample when Hillsboro police were investigating the attack. Police also found DNA evidence in the apartment and fingerprints on her window.
Saavedra was found guilty of 1st-degree attempted rape, 1st-degree burglary and 3 counts of 1st-degree sex abuse. His sentencing is scheduled for September 9.