Washington County Circuit Court is located in downtown Hillsboro. (Oregonian file photo)
Four ethics complaints have been filed against a Washington County prosecutor who wrote a Facebook post earlier this month that appeared to support racial profiling.
The Oregon State Bar is investigating the complaints against Deputy District Attorney Zoe Smith, spokeswoman Kateri Walsh said. The association will look into several possible rule violations, including conduct prejudicial to the administration of justice, and intimidation and harassment, according to a letter from the state bar to Smith.
Smith resumed her normal duties after a weeklong suspension without pay, Chief Deputy District Attorney Roger Hanlon said in an email Thursday. He declined further comment.
District Attorney Bob Hermann had placed Smith on limited duty after her comments…Read More (Offsite)