He said he'd offered to pay them at least 0 a day to have sex with him. In Roberts' house, police found Polaroids of women naked and chained up. Roberts was convicted in June 2007 on eight counts of first-degree kidnap, two counts of sexual penetration with a foreign object, four counts of first-degree sodomy, six counts of first-degree rape, three counts of first-degree sexual abuse and one count of marijuana possession.
Those were staged, he testified, "just for the Hollywood shots." He claimed he was soundproofing his bedroom closet to create a more dungeon-like backdrop for the bondage pictures. Senior Judge Timothy Alexander sentenced him to 108 years in prison. And then I'll have this conversation about him one day." She also feels a duty to protect potential victims.
The brothers were first arrested in June 1990 after the 17-year-old escaped and sought help at a nearby house.
Their mother bailed them out of jail, and before trial they disappeared in February 1991.
"I didn't even have words for it myself," she said.
The reality of her past proved too much for that relationship, she says. She and her husband have been together for three years.
Roberts and another man hiding in the truck bound the young woman and raped her on the truck bed.
Then they drove her blindfolded some 20 miles west to their Hillsboro house.That would be a dramatic shift for Roberts, but she knows that people change. In many ways, Dierich has made a new life for herself.She left the streets, moved out of state, worked too much, married, divorced and married again.One night 25 years ago, Vance Roberts picked up a 20-year-old drug addict who was selling herself on Northeast Union Avenue in Portland.Soon after their car date began, Michaelle Dierich knew she was in danger.After 15 years on the run and without explanation, Roberts turned himself in at the Washington County Jail in September 2006.