Former Ore. medic sentenced for rape, sodomy

Evidence showed that Edward Blake used ketamine, fentanyl and morphine that he obtained through work in the commission of the crimes


By Leila Merrill

EUGENE, Ore. —  Edward Blake, a former paramedic with Eugene-Springfield Fire, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for rape and sodomy, KEZI reported Wednesday.

A guilty verdict was reached on Jan. 31, and all the charges were related to one victim.

After the prison term, he will serve 11 years and 8 months in supervised release, and Blake must register as a sex offender.

During the trial, evidence showed that he used drugs such as ketamine, fentanyl and morphine, which he acquired through work, in the commission of the crimes.  

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