Blake V. Northway: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Jackson County OR Jail ICE deportation officer Blake V. Northway, 55, is in jail on $1 million bail facing 10 counts of sodomy and one count of incest. Oregon State Police said the crimes are not related to his job.

Oregon State Police arrested an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deportation officer on 10 first-degree sodomy charges and one incest charge.

The sodomy charges are Class A felonies.

Police said the offenses alleged “are not related” to his job.

State police detectives arrested Blake V. Northway, 55 of Medford, Oregon on Thursday Sept. 13.

State police said the arrest is a result of a joint investigation between its agency and ICE’s Office of Professional Responsibility.

Here’s what you need to know:


1. Northway’s Charges Stem From a 2009 Incident that Includes 8 Charges of Sodomy & One of Incest. The 10th Charge is From a Few Days Ago, Court Records Show

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Based on the charges Northway is facing, and the dates of the occurrences, on March 13 of 2009 something unfathomable happened.

In the State of Oregon case against Northway, records show a list of 8 separate counts of first degree sodomy with that date and a count of incest, a Class C felony, on the same date. Nine and a half years later, on Sept. 10, 2018, he’s accused once again of sodomy.

Sodomy is generally understood to mean a particular sex act. But under Oregon law, it’s not quite that cut and dry. First-degree sodomy, a Class A felony, is among the most serious of sexual assault crimes.


2. Northway is Being Held on $1 Million Bond in Jackson County Jail. He Faces 200 Years in Prison if Convicted

Northway is being held in the Jackson County lockup with a $1 million bond. He was arraigned on Saturday Sept. 14 and his next court appearance, the probable cause hearing when the evidence against him will likely become public, albeit with victim or victims’ names redacted, is Sept. 21.

Per Oregon state laws, first degree sodomy is defined as “oral or anal sexual intercourse with another person or causes another to engage in oral or anal sexual intercourse commits the crime of sodomy in the first degree (when/if) the victim is forced, is under 12, is under 16 but related – “brother or sister, of the whole or half blood, the son or daughter of the actor or the son or daughter of the actor’s spouse” – or when the victim is “incapable of consent by reason of mental defect, mental incapacitation or physical helplessness.”

If convicted of sodomy in the first degree, a Class A felony, Northway could face up to 20 years in prison and up to $375,000 in fines per conviction. He’s facing 10 counts, according to jail records.


3. Northway Was ‘Relieved of All Authority Pending the Results of the Investigation,’ ICE Said Despite Him Having Already Been Charged

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TwitterICE deportation officer Blake V. Northway charged with 10 counts of first-degree sodomy.

Authorities said Northway has been “relieved of all authority and will be placed on leave pending the results of the criminal investigation.”

A deportation officer, Northway was assigned to the Medford, Oregon ICE office.

“U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement hold its officers to the highest standards of professional conduct and does not tolerate those who violate the law,” ICE Public Affairs Officer Tanya Roman said. “ICE will continue to cooperate until this case has been resolved.”


4. Northway Attended High School in Guam, According to His LinkedIn. He Owns a House With Judith L. Northway in Medford

Northway appears to be married to Judith L Northway and they own a house in Medford, Oregon, according to online property records.

She has a Facebook page that is sparse and sans posts save for ones thanking veterans for their service. She is an accountant for the Veteran’s Health Administration in White City, Oregon earning $100,000 a year, records show. Blake Northway’s name has been removed from the list of federal government employees or is at least not easily located.

Northway’s middle name is Villagomez and he has used Victor as what court records say is an alias. There is a person on social media with the identical name albeit far younger than the age of 55, it appears. There is at least one other younger family member with social media accounts.


5. Details About Northway’s Job as a ‘Frontline’ Deportation Officer Were Shared on Twitter

“Southern Oregon, I got one for you too! Blake Northway of Medford is a frontline deportation officer who is proud to work for ICE!”

Another Twitter account holder shared Northway’s hash-tagged image, doxing him in a tweet.

“This is ICE deportation officer Blake Northway. He imprisons and deports our friends, neighbors and families. Make him uncomfortable.”

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Details of Northway’s job with ICE as a deportation officer, which online records show he’s had since 1999, were posted on Wikileaks and on Twitter by people exposing the federal workers and sharing their salaries, job titles and duties, for example.

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There should be more charges on SODOMY arrests in place for HOMOSEXUAL males since that is how these kind of men have sex…… they SODOMIZED each other !!!

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