Wallowa County courthouse file

The Wallowa County Courthouse, in Enterprise, shown in January 2022, is an imposing but revered landmark.

WALLOWA — A La Grande man arrested for sex crimes pleaded not guilty on Tuesday, Sept. 20, in Wallowa County Circuit Court to all charges against him.

John Fine, 54, was charged with six counts of felony sexual abuse, six counts of misdemeanor sexual abuse, third-degree attempted sexual abuse and misdemeanor escape. He has been indicted by a Wallowa County grand jury on all counts.

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Isabella Crowley is a reporter for The Observer. Contact her at 541-624-6014 or icrowley@lagrandeobserver.com.

Isabella Crowley is a reporter for The Observer. Contact her at 541-624-6014 or icrowley@lagrandeobserver.com.

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