Lake Oswego Man Indicted After Drugging Girls at a Sleepover

Posted Thu, 02/29/2024 - 1:06pm

LAKE OSWEGO –On Saturday, August 26, 2023, Lake Oswego police were notified that three 12-year-old girls were being treated at Randall Children’s Hospital after reporting they had been exposed to an unknown prescription drug while at a sleepover at a friend’s home in Lake Oswego. Detectives investigated the incident and determined that 57-year-old Michael Meyden of Lake Oswego, who was the host of the sleepover, was responsible for the drugs detected in the girls’ bloodstreams.

A Clackamas County Grand Jury heard evidence in the case and issued an indictment against Mr. Meyden for the following charges:

  • 3 counts of Causing Another to Ingest a Controlled Substance
  • 3 counts of Application of a Schedule-4 Controlled Substance to Another
  • 3 counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance to a Minor

Mr. Meyden turned himself in at the Clackamas County Jail on February 28, 2024, and was lodged for the listed charges.