SEVERE WX: High Wind Watch - Flood Watch - Winter Storm Warning View Alerts

Oregon Man Awaiting Trial on Sex Abuse Charges Disappears

A Redmond man who was awaiting trial on several sex abuse charges has removed his GPS monitoring ankle bracelet and is missing.

Posted: Oct. 19, 2018 11:47 AM

REDMOND, Ore. (AP) — A Redmond man who was awaiting trial on several sex abuse charges has removed his GPS monitoring ankle bracelet and is missing.

The Bulletin reports Friday that Michael Tallman, the former director of a Redmond charter school, was supposed to go to trial Tuesday but police found his ankle bracelet in the Bend area and believe he is planning to flee the state.

The 45-year-old Tallman changed his name from Michael Bremont last year.

He has already served prison time for sexually abusing two female students under the age of 18 at Redmond Proficiency Academy and at Central Linn High School in Halsey, where he worked as a principal until 2006.

Another academy student came forward after his release in 2014 and he was awaiting trial in that case.

Article Comments

Medford
Overcast
38° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 38°
Brookings
Overcast
43° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 37°
Crater Lake
Overcast
33° wxIcon
Hi: 38° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 28°
Grants Pass
Overcast
39° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 39°
Klamath Falls
Overcast
33° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 28°
Wet Weekend
KDRV Radar
KDRV Fire Danger
KDRV Weather Cam

Latest Video

Image

VIDEO FORECAST: Rain & Snow Return

Image

VIDEO FORECAST: Wet Weekend

Image

Britt Fest Nominated to National Historic Register

Image

Talent Bee City USA Looking For Volunteers

Image

Daily J! - Market Watch

Image

Justice for Jarred

Image

The Pledge: Kids Unlimited, Medford

Image

Frigid Start, Dry and Cool Afternoon

Image

Being Close To Family is the Main Reason Dr. Shumate is Relocating

Image

Death, Injuries and Near-Misses Reported on an Icy Stretch of I-5

Community Events