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Public Safety Aug. 15, 2018

Aug. 13 12:06 a.m. - Officer located a watering device for the high school football team, 18th and Long. Placed in found property. 5:33 a.m. - Caller reported a male crawled out of the front door of a building, 2300 block of Main Report taken for...

 

Public Safety Log Aug. 8 ,2018

Aug. 6 6:11 a.m. - Abraham John Woosley, 24, cited on a Sweet Home warrant for failure to appear on original charge of misdemeanor driving while suspended, Linn County Jail. Aug. 5 12:10 a.m. - Jessica Leigh Hines, 26, arrested on San Diego warrant...

 

SH woman arrested for allegedly stabbing ex-boyfriend

Linn County deputies arrested a Sweet Home woman early Sunday, July 29, in connection to the stabbing of a 58-year-old Sweet Home man. Nancy Edwards, 56, was lodged at Linn County Jail on charges of...

 

Wreck on Hwy. 228 in Holley

Firefighters direct traffic around a crash that occurred Saturday morning on Highway 228 in front of the Holley Store, at the intersection with Upper Calapooia Drive at about 8:49 a.m. According to...

 

Public Safety Log Aug. 1, 2018

July 29 3:56 a.m. - Darrel George Berrigan, 46, arrested on Sweet Home warrant for failure to comply on original charge of third-degree theft and Linn County warrant for failure to appear on original charge of possession of meth, 1209 Main St....

 

Car thief gets 30 months; companion faces more charges

Matthew Everette Wood and James Lee Baker Matthew Everette Wood of Portland was sentenced July 12 in Linn County Circuit Court to 30 months in prison for second-degree burglary and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Counts of third-degree theft...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 1, 2018

Speeding complaints prompt use of radar trailer, collection of 'data'

Sweet Home Police volunteers have been moving the department’s radar trailer to different spots around the community to gather data on traffic behavior in response to complaints about speeding. A resident complained to the City Council in July...

 

Public Safety July 24, 2018

July 23 2:07 a.m. - Caller wanted to speak to an officer right away but refused to give dispatch any details, 1400 block of Sunset. Officer responded. Caller did not have anything criminal to report. He wished to discuss government conspiracies....

 

Sweet Home man dies after two-car collision on Highway 20

A Sweet Home man was fatally injured Tuesday, July 17, in a two-vehicle crash near the Highway 20 weigh station east of town. After a head-on collision, Scott A. Wartena, 76, of Sweet Home died July...

 

Public Safety July 18, 2018

July 15 12:03 a.m. - Caller reported that a male stole a bicycle worth more than $100, 1000 block of 14th. Report taken. 1:28 a.m. - Caller reported a dog left at location, 2405 Main St., Circle K. Officer responded. Dog returned to owner. 2:34 a.m....

 

Five injured in collision that resulted in rollover on Main St.

Five people were injured in a two-vehicle collision Sunday afternoon, July 15. Police, medics and firefighters responded to the crash in the 2400 block of Main Street at 3:15 p.m. Jodie Eberhardt,...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    July 18, 2018

Crimes against people in Sweet Home spike over last year at end-of-June tally

Mid-year statistics show a spike in crimes against people in Sweet Home, while the number of property crimes is down slightly from last year. The total number of calls to the Sweet Home Police Department, as of June 30 compared to June 30, 2017, is...

 

Public Safety Log July 11, 2018

July 9 3:58 a.m. - Caller reported a male who looked disoriented wandering around, Main and Wiley Creek. Caller thought he could see blood on his face. Officer unable to locate anyone matching the description. 4:53 a.m. - Caller reported a male with...

 

Man gets 4 years for skateboard attack

Steven Zachery Koechig, of Sweet Home, was sentenced to four years in prison June 26 by Linn County Circuit Judge Fay Stetz-Waters after pleading no contest June 15 to attempted first-degree assault....

 

Public Safety July 4, 2018

June 29 12:24 a.m. - Caller reported a cougar walking down the road in front of Hawthorne School, Clark Mill and Long. Officer checked the area. Unable to locate. 2:15 a.m. - Chavana Ann Bowser, 26, cited and released in field on Lebanon warrant for...

 

OSP arrests Sweet Home man on wildlife violation charges

A Sweet Home man is facing a series of wildlife violation charges after his arrest on June 14. Nathan J. Rice, 40, was arrested and lodged at Linn County Jail on a parole violation detainer and multiple criminal citations for possession of firearms...

 

Two men arrested after burglary at Safeway

Sweet Home police arrested two men who allegedly broke into and stole cigarettes from Safeway early Thursday morning, June 21. According to Chief Jeff Lynn, police were notified at about 7:42 a.m.... Full story

 

Public Safety Log June 27, 2018

June 24 1:12 p.m. - Dustin Kye Coughran, 28, arrested on Linn County warrant for probation violation of possession of meth and Lebanon warrant for probation violation and contempt of court on original charge of third-degree theft, 2405 Main St.,...

 

SH man gets 8 years for sodomy

Daniel Jay Shoemaker of Sweet Home was sentenced June 20 before Judge DeAnn L. Novotny in Linn County Court to eight years and four months in prison for first-degree sodomy. Shoemaker will remain on...

 

Public Safety June 20, 2018

June 18 1:38 a.m. - Timothy Loren Ames Jr., 29, arrested for third-degree theft, 2405 Main St., Circle K. Cited and released. 2:22 a.m. - Jeffrey Oliver Deffenbaugh, 55, arrested for misdemeanor...

 

Two suspects nabbed after pursuits from Thriftway

Police arrested two people accused of shoplifting at Sweet Home Thriftway in separate incidents last week after store employees confronted and followed them. Using a Linn County Sheriff's Office...

 

Public Safety June 13, 2018

June 11 12:10 a.m. - Joshua Thomas Henderson, 27, arrested on Linn County warrant for first-degree theft, 1283 44th Ave. Cited and released. June 10 2:46 a.m. - Christina Sue Evans, 42, cited for no license and no insurance, Clark Mill and railroad....

 

Circuit Court local round-up: guilty plea and sentencing

Daniel Jay Shoemaker Daniel Jay Shoemaker, 33, of Sweet Home pleaded guilty June 7 in Linn County Circuit Court to first-degree sodomy. Shoemaker had originally been charged with two counts of first-degree sodomy, a class A felony. The charge is in...

 

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