Teen who killed man in drug deal robbery gets 18 years

GRESHAM, Ore. (AP) — Prosecutors say a suburban Portland teen has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after pleading guilty in the death of a man in a botched drug deal robbery. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 19-year-old Jacob Cadle pleaded guilty to manslaughter, robbery with a firearm and attempted assault for the death of 23-year-old Joshua Cermack and the grave wounding of another person. On Dec. 31 2019, investigators found Cermack dead and Christian Stai seriously hurt in a parked pickup truck in Gresham. Police say both were shot multiple times. Authorities arrested Cadle and another man about a week later. Police said the pair had met Cermack and Stai with a plan to rob them of marijuana.