LATEST: In a bombshell new development in the AL GORE sex scandal — broken EXCLUSIVELY earlier today by The ENQUIRER — the Oregon District Attorney says there’s "the possibility of a criminal prosecution."
In a statement just released by Multnomah County (OR.) D.A. Michael D. Schrunk, the official reveals that "our office was notified by the Portland Police Bureau that further investigation of this matter had been conducted by it in 2009 and we were provided with the reports from that further investigation."
Schrunk goes on to add: "If the complainant and the Portland Police Bureau wish to pursue the possibility of a criminal prosecution, additional investigation by the Bureau will be necessary and will be discussed with the Portland Police Bureau."
The D.A. says the police first briefed his office in late 2006 and early 2007 on the allegations but was told "the woman was not willing to be interviewed by the Portland Police Bureau and did not want a criminal investigation to proceed."
updated 6:51 PM EDT 6/23/10
ENQUIRER WORLD EXCLUSIVE: AL GORE has been accused of sexually attacking a masseuse in Portland, Oregon – and is named in the official police report about the alleged assault, The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively!
The bombshell story will appear in the new issue of The ENQUIRER and will include the secret police documents, a photo of the woman making the stunning charges and will reveal the shocking details about the pants she saved as evidence!
Our investigative team uncovered the amazing story just weeks after the former Vice President announced that he and wife TIPPER were ending their 40-year marriage – amidst reports she suspected her husband was involved with "a gorgeous massage therapist."
We have verified the 62-year-old former VP was in Portland at the time of the alleged incident – Oct. 24, 2006 – and we saw the $540 massage bill.
No criminal charges were brought against Gore, but the Portland police prepared a document marked "Confidential Special Report" – which records the explosive allegations of "unwanted sexual contact" by Al Gore "at a local upscale hotel."
The ENQUIRER is withholding the name of the 54-year-old woman making the stunning accusations because she is potentially a sex-crime victim.
Pick up the new issue of The ENQUIRER for all details of this world exclusive story!
FIRST POSTED: 3:58 AM EDT 6/23/10