Public Safety Alert

For Immediate Release: Friday, August 04, 2017

Westling Arrested in Linn County
UPDATED: 08/05/2017
Sponsored by: Community Corrections Department, Probation and Parole Services Division

Help Needed Locating High-Risk Sex Offender

Dustin Westling was arrested just outside of Lebanon, Oregon, at the crossing of River Drive and Mountain River Drive at about 9:30 p.m. on Friday, August 4, by a Linn County Sheriff's Deputy. Washington County Community Corrections Parole/Probation Division will be awaiting Westling's arrival after transport to the Washington County Jail at which point Westling will be sanctioned to an undetermined amount of time. We are thankful for the assistance from the Linn County Sheriff's Office, Washington County Sheriff's Office, Hillsboro Police Department, the Washington County Consolidated Communications Agency and the dozens of people throughout the public who helped with locating and apprehending this individual.

Original Release:

Dustin WestlingThe Washington County Community Corrections Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a 30-year-old Hillsboro man who is considered a high-risk sex offender. 

Dustin Westling absconded from court-ordered community supervision Thursday, August 3. Westling is a white male with a bald or shaved head, 5 foot 9 inches tall, 200 pounds, brown eyes and is considered a potential danger to the public. 

Please do not approach this person and notify law enforcement via 9-1-1 immediately if you encounter him. 

Westling was last located near S.E. 21st Avenue and S.E. Cypress Street in Hillsboro before he removed his GPS monitoring bracelet. An active arrest warrant has been issued. 

Under the terms of his supervision, Westling may not go to locations primarily used by minors or where minors congregate, such as schools, playgrounds, libraries or churches. Westling may not have contact with his victims of record. 

Westling is currently on post-prison supervision for identity theft and escape in the second degree, but he has served time in prison for attempted sex abuse in the first degree, sodomy in the third degree and rape in the third degree. Westling has a history of convictions for improper use of 9-1-1, giving false information to a police officer, theft in the first degree, contributing to the sexual delinquency of a minor and failure to register as a sex offender. 

This information is provided for general public safety. It is not to be used to engage in discrimination or harassment against a registered sex offender. For additional information regarding personal safety and protecting children, contact the Hillsboro Police Department’s Crime Prevention Unit at 503-615-6756. 

Online resources are also available at the following sites: 

If you suspect or have information someone committing a sex crime, please call 9-1-1 or call non-emergency dispatch at 503-629-0111.

Media Contact:

Brooke Vice, Probation and Parole Supervisor, Department of Community Corrections