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Williams found guilty

Former Fishermen’s Festival director to be sentenced at county courthouse Tuesday

Posted: Friday, March 1, 2013 10:51 am

The case against the former director of the Commercial Fishermen’s Festival ended with a guilty verdict Thursday on three of the four counts charged against the defendant.

Ronald Kay Williams, who was director of the Fishermen’s Festival until resigning in September 2011, was found guilty of one count of aggravated theft in the first-degree and one count of theft in the first-degree in Clatsop County Circuit Court with Judge Philip Nelson presiding.

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    • Seadreams posted at 11:30 am on Sat, Mar 2, 2013.

      Seadreams Posts: 5

      I totally agree with you faylene!
      I've known him for almost 30 years and that is 30 years too long!

       
    • faylene_lynne posted at 3:27 pm on Fri, Mar 1, 2013.

      faylene_lynne Posts: 1

      This man deserves to go back to Snake river prison for a long time for all the horrible things he has done! Ron is the only person I can really say I HATE! All the horrible things he did to my mom and every time he went to court he got off, or his daddy bailed him out. He will never learn his lesson! He is a narcissistic and thinks he is above the law!

       
    • NativeAstorian posted at 1:34 pm on Fri, Mar 1, 2013.

      NativeAstorian Posts: 129

      Karma has a funny way of following you around until you're all squared up.
      Maybe Ron will learn that this time.

       
    • Desiree Screnom posted at 12:47 pm on Fri, Mar 1, 2013.

      Desiree Screnom Posts: 81

      Sad deal. Even sadder that it actually went to trial, is the fact that Williams served as his own attorney. Big mistake. Considering Mr. Williams history of incarcerations he might be eligible for a lengthy jail sentence. Such poor decision making all the way around.

       
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