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 News    July 1, 2020 

Public Safety Log July 1, 2020

June 27 3:28 a.m. - Caller reported vehicle broken into and gun missing, which occurred between 1 and 1:30 a.m. Report taken for unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle, first-degree theft. 2405 Main St., 7-Eleven. 9:15 a.m. - Report taken for the...

 
 News    July 1, 2020 

Homicides, suicide preceded fire

Investigators have determined that three people found dead in an early morning house fire on April 28 were homicide victims, and a fourth died by suicide, according to Police Chief Jeff Lynn. The...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    July 1, 2020 

Defendant arrested after refusing to wear mask, walking out of proceeding

A Sweet Home man was jailed for contempt of court Wednesday morning, June 24, after he refused to wear a face mask during a Municipal Court proceeding and allegedly left the courtroom while the judge was speaking to him. John Kulbeth said he arrived...

 
 News    July 1, 2020 

Impaired boaters to be targeted this weekend

The Marine Board, marine law enforcement from 18 county sheriff’s offices, Oregon State Police, and five Oregon U.S. Coast Guard Stations will be participating in Operation Dry Water during the weekend of July 3-5, as part of a nationally...

 

Public Safety Log June 24, 2020

June 20 10:25 a.m. - Caller reported her daughter used her card to withdraw money from an ATM. Officer responded, took report for fraudulent use of a credit card. Theft valued at $145. Case forwarded...

 

Sunday afternoon crash sends multiple victims to hospitals

Multiple people were injured, including a 7-year-old girl who was taken by Life Flight to a hospital, in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 20 west of Sweet Home Sunday afternoon, June 21. The crash was...

 

Public Safety Log June 17, 2020

June 14 12:34 a.m. - Andrew Jacob Justin Cartwright, 33, arrested on Sweet Home warrants for failure to appear on two counts of first-degree criminal trespass, Douglas County. 9:48 a.m. - Non-injury motor vehicle accidente reported 50700 block of...

 

Public Safety Log June 10, 2020

June 6 1:09 a.m. - Deputies assisted a driver getting her vehicle out of a ditch after one tire slid off the road, Foster Dam Road and North River. June 5 12:36 a.m. - Caller reported an occupied...

 

Public Safety Log June 3, 2020

May 29 3:37 a.m. - Caller reported someone was screaming near Hilltop Market, 4800 block of Main. Officer contacted a male who said he was just yelling at himself. He agreed to move on. 4:04 a.m. - Caller reported a suspicious male walking down the...

 

SH man collides with suspect allegedly fleeing assault

A Sweet Home man’s car was involved in a collision with another vehicle driven by a man fleeing the scene after he allegedly threw a hatchet at a group of juveniles and then chased them with a knife in the Marcola area Wednesday, May 27. The Lane...

 

Circuit Court: Driver in fatal crash charged with manslaughter, more

Austyn Wayne Hillsman Austyn Wayne Hillsman, the driver arrested in connection with the May 23 fatal crash that killed two Sweet Home teens on Highway 228, east of Brownsville, was indicted on May 26 on six charges, including manslaughter, in Linn...

 

Police working on identifying teen tagging suspects

Sweet Home police are investigating six teens involved in tagging the parking lot at Sankey Park and vehicles on 14th and Elm streets early Wednesday morning. Police took the first report at about 4 a.m. on May 27, but they believe that the...

 

2-year-old dies after being struck by pickup on 12th Avenue

A 2-year-old girl was killed when she was struck by a pickup in Sweet Home Friday morning. According to police, at approximately 10:04 a.m. Friday, June 5, Sweet Home Police Department and the Sweet... Full story

 

Sweet Home teens killed in Hwy. 228 crash

Two Sweet Home teens were killed and their younger sister was severely injured early Saturday, May 23, in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 228 near Milepost 10, in the Sunset Lane area, east of...

 

Public Safety Log May 27, 2020

May 22 4:45 a.m. - Caller reported someone entered his vehicle and took things, 900 block of 23rd. Report taken. Loss valued at $519. 9:19 p.m. - Abandoned travel trailer tagged for removal, 49000...

 

Public Safety Log May 20, 2020

May 18 12:42 a.m. - Five callers reported loud explosions or gunshots, Oak Terrace and 3rd. Officer checked the area. Unable to locate. Officer spoke with several residents who believed it was fireworks. One caller said she did not believe it was...

 

Four charged in big game poaching case after tip from citizen

Three area men and a woman, two of them from Lebanon, have been charged with poaching 27 big game animals from various locations in Western Oregon, including Linn County, over the past two years....

 

Two Sweet Home teens die in early-morning wreck on Highway 228

Two Sweet Home teens were killed and another was severely injured early Saturday, May 23, in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 228 near Milepost 10, in the Sunset Lane area, east of Brownsville. According to the Oregon State Police, troopers and... Full story

 

Public Safety Log May 13, 2020

May 10 1 a.m. - Christopher Eugene Montez, 47, cited on Sweet Home warrant for second-degree theft, Eugene. 7:03 a.m. - Hunter Ariel Ringheimer, 26, arrested for felony possession of heroin and state warrant for parole violation, 1500 block of Main....

 
 News    May 6, 2020

Public Safety Log May 6, 2020

May 4 12:11 a.m. - Kaby Patricia Keith-Heidt, 24, cited and released on Linn County warrant for failure to appear on a criminal citation and failure to appear on original charge of delivering heroin and cited on a new charge of driving while...

 
 News    May 6, 2020

Sketch depicts possible likeness of woman whose remains were found near Gordon Road

The public is being asked for help in identifying human remains found April 3 near Gordon Road, east of Sweet Home. Sheriff Jim Yon said his detectives and the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office... Full story

 

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