Man sentenced to more than 62 years in prison for child sexual abuse
MORROW COUNTY, Ore. -- A Morrow County man was sentenced to 62.5 years in prison for sexually molesting two children. 33-year-old Edward Joseph Pergande was found guilty by a unanimous jury in September. Yesterday, he was sentenced for the repeated sexual abuse of two children during 2006 and 2007. The victim's family listened to the sentencing in real-time from Circuit Court in Hermiston.