Calvin Luarca

Arizona Grandmother Arrested After Filing Complaints against VPD Detective

Vancouver, WA~ Arizona resident, N.B. made a call to the Vancouver Police Department Domestic Violence Unit on November 20, 2017, days after learning that her son, Calvin Luarca, had undergone emergency surgery for a life-threatening stab wound that severed an artery just below his heart. N.B. had been told that her son survived the stabbing, and that he had been…

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Calvin Luarca

Man Stabbed by Girlfriend Faces Conviction

Vancouver ~ On Thursday, after a 3 ½ day jury trial, a Portland man whose girlfriend allegedly stabbed him with a kitchen knife was found guilty of Burglary, Theft and 4 lesser crimes. Calvin Luarca, 30, was accused of entering Zonnisha Meyer’s residence uninvited. Luarca was said to be in possession of Meyer’s iPhone when she stabbed him. Injured and…

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Calvin Luarca

Crime Lab Forensic Analyst Finds 3rd DNA Profile on Knife

Vancouver, WA ~ On Monday, jury members were selected in the trial of a Portland man who was stabbed by his girlfriend in Vancouver, WA. Calvin Luarca has been held in the Clark County Jail since November 18 on $100,000 bail after his girlfriend, Zonnisha Meyer, stabbed him in the abdomen with a kitchen knife. Luarca’s life-threatening wound, a severed…

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Medical Child Abuse Panic, Multnomah County DA's Office

Bombshell Buried Evidence – EXPOSED!

Dr. Craig Childress, well-known Clinical Psychologist and expert in Factitious Disorder (formerly known as Munchausen Syndrome; recently repackaged as Medical Child Abuse) was the first witness scheduled to testify before the dependency court in response to the State’s allegations against Trisha DeLaurent. The doctor had written a 24-page report from medical records and case materials based on his professional knowledge,…

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Medical Child Abuse Panic, Multnomah County DA's Office

State Has Jurisdiction Problem Alleging Medical Child Abuse

Portland, OR ~ After 11 days of witness testimony over the span of 5 weeks, the defense for Trisha DeLaurent rested its case on Friday. DeLaurent has been engulfed in a custody battle with Oregon DHS for the past 17 months. The State has built its case upon ambiguous allegations that DeLaurent intentionally abused her oldest son. Oregon DHS was…

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Washington Foster Care Crisis

Urgent Safety Threats: ICPC Placement

As investigative journalists, Voices Network staff has had the opportunity to vet the qualifications of, meet, interview, and listen to testimony of many of the individuals who support Trisha DeLaurent  against allegations that she medically abused her oldest son who was diagnosed with, and treated for, complex medical conditions since early childhood. The qualifications and background of witnesses for the…

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Washington Foster Care Crisis

Three Men and a Vulnerable Child: DSHS Error in Judgment

On March 1, 2018, headlines in the Vancouver, WA Columbian newspaper read, “DSHS pays 3.1 million after placing Vancouver girl with known rapist”. The article told of CPS placement of an infant with her biological father, even though he had a known history to indicate this situation would present a direct and serious threat of harm. The child remained in…

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Multnomah County DA's Office

Pointing the Finger: When the Guilty Accuse the Innocent

In the dependency case against Trisha DeLaurent, one might ask the legitimate question, “After following all doctor recommendations for her son, how is a mother forced to defend herself against allegations of medical abuse when the long-term physician who diagnosed her son, and the hospital where he was treated, are under investigation by federal authorities?”   It has been established in…

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Multnomah County DA's Office

Fever to Convict Destroys Lives

DDA Charles Mickley’s failure to place justice and truth over his personal career goals remains consistent.  Growing is the devastation to families and the destruction of young lives that is a direct result of choosing courtroom gamesmanship over ethical practice. [Evidenced in the Kate Parker (2014) and Trisha DeLaurent (2016) Medical Child Abuse cases] Regarding State of Oregon v. Jeremy…

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