Woodburn man arrested for assault, robbery
A Woodburn man with a lengthy legal record was arrested on multiple felony charges in June for allegedly using a gun to steal a truck.
Raul Chacon, 34, was apprehended by Woodburn police on June 28 for an incident on June 16 in which he reportedly confronted a victim outside a home on the 500 block of North Settlemier Avenue with an accomplice, pulled out a gun, pushed it into the victim's stomach, pulled them to the ground and took the keys to their truck.
Chacon fled in the truck, accompanied by the accomplice, who reportedly also pulled a knife on the victim.
Chacon was charged with first degree robbery, unlawful use of a weapon, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, menacing, felon in possession of a weapon, third degree assault, harassment and parole violation.
He is currently lodged at the Marion County Correctional Facility.
The incident was the latest in a series of crimes Chacon has been a part of in Marion County over the past decade.
In 2016, Chacon pled guilty to first degree burglary and was ordered to serve 31 months in prison. As part of the plea, a charge of unauthorized use of a vehicle in conjunction with the incident was dismissed.
In 2012, Chacon was arrested for two separate incidents in Marion County. In August, Chacon allegedly entered a Woodburn residence illegally and robbed a victim. He was later arrested and charged with first degree burglary, coercion, menacing and second degree theft.
While the case was pending, Chacon was accused of entering a Macy's store in Salem in November, stealing merchandise and damaging a clothing display.
Both cases were resolved on May 16, 2013. Chacon's charges in the first case were dismissed after the victim and material witness for the case was unable to be located by the state. But Chacon was found guilty of third-degree robbery in second case and was ordered to serve 30 months in prison.
In 2008, Chacon was convicted of first degree burglary and ordered to serve 40 months in prison. He was also convicted of fourth-degree assault and served 180 days in jail.
In 2007, he was was found guilty on two charges of first degree criminal mistreatment and possession of methamphetamine. In a separate incident that year, he was convicted on charges of possession of methamphetamine and possessing a prohibited firearm or silencer.
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