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Public Safety Log Dec. 12, 2018

Dec. 6 9:11 p.m. - Kristopher Moak, 32, arrested for misdemeanor driving while suspended and cited for violation of the basic rule, 74 mph in a 55-mph zone, and failure to carry proof of insurance....

 

Apartment fire blamed on improperly discarded cigarettes

Fire heavily damaged an apartment in Sweet Home Tuesday evening, Dec. 4. At 5:01 p.m. Tuesday, the Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District was dispatched to an apartment fire at 2300 Main St....

 

Five arrested during Willow search

Five people were arrested on drug-related counts during a search of a home at 1907 Willow St. Thursday morning, Dec. 6, according to Sweet Home Police Chief Jeff Lynn. According to a department...

 

Public Safety Log Dec. 8, 22018

Nov. 30 3:32 a.m. - Earl Ryan Dodge, 24, arrested on Albany warrant for failure to appear on original charges of second-degree theft and possession of burglary tools and cited for defective taillights, 1200 block of Nandina St. Cited and released....

 

Burglar cleans out Gleaners' meat locker

Sweet Home Police are investigating the theft of nearly 150 pounds of meat during a burglary last week at Sweet Home Gleaners. Police received a report of the burglary at 1:20 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 25....

 

Public Safety Log

Nov. 25 5:47 a.m. - Christopher Thomas Meredith, 31, arrested on Sweet Home warrants for failure to appear on original charge of first-degree criminal trespass, third-degree theft and second-degree disorderly conduct and Linn County warrant for...

 

Public Safety Log Nov. 21, 2018

Nov. 19 12:42 a.m. - Joshua Wayne Welch, 29, arrested on Brownsville warrant for failure to appear and Lebanon warrant for contempt of court and probation violation on original charge of driving while suspended and cited for driving while suspended,...

 

SH man sought after allegedly ramming Sheriff's unit

A Sweet Home man is on the run after allegedly ramming a Sheriff’s deputy’s vehicle Monday morning, Sheriff Jim Yon said. Yon said his deputies were involved in a pursuit Monday at 9:02 a.m. after they contacted a male in a parked vehicle near...

 

Dry winds cause slash fires to spread

East winds dried out local forests last week, causing five slash burns to rekindle and burn six-tenths of an acre outside of the authorized area. The slash burns were on Nov. 6 and 7, and they rekindled on Nov. 11 in the Wiley, Calapooia and Moose Mo...

 

Search on for SH man who allegedly rammed officer's vehicle

A Sweet Home man is on the run after allegedly ramming a Sheriff's deputy's vehicle Monday morning, Sheriff Jim Yon said. Yon said his deputies were involved in a pursuit Monday at 9:02 a.m. after... Full story

 

Public Safety Log Nov. 14, 2018

Nov. 9 4:45 a.m. - Elisha Marie Adams, 37, arrested on Sweet Home warrant for failure to comply on original charge of providing false information to a police officer, 1000 block of North River. 5:18 a.m. - Caller reported that she had video of someon...

 

Public Safety Log Nov. 7, 2018

Nov. 4 4:06 p.m. - Joshua Dawson arrested on a warrant for probation violation, 40100 block of Highway 228. Nov. 3 6:23 a.m. - Caller reported a burglary, 26000 block of 2nd, Crawfordsville. Report taken. Nov. 2 5:41 a.m. - Keith Newsome, 34, and...

 

Chase in the Night

Sweet Home police pursue a vehicle at a low speed in the 1200 block of Main Street. Police followed the vehicle to Port Drive where they arrested Earl Ryan Dodge, 24, for a restraining order...

 

SHPD pondering problem of rising break-ins, thefts from cars

The total number of car prowls reported in October in Sweet Home was nearly one-fifth of the five-year annual average of reported thefts from vehicles. Sweet Home Police Department received 12 reports of unauthorized entry into motor vehicles and...

 

Public Safety Log Oct. 31, 2018

Oct. 26 8:45 a.m. - Caller reported that someone used her name to open a Verizon account and purchase an iPhone 10, which was to be delivered to a non-existent address in Sweet Home, 1000 block of Pleasant Valley. The phone was delivered to her...

 

Circuit Court: Burglar back in jail, awaits sentencing

James Lee Baker, 18, was arrested in Polk County Oct. 23 on a Linn County warrant for failure to appear at a sentencing hearing for burglary. He pleaded no contest to a charge of second-degree burglary on Sept. 10 and was supposed to appear in Linn...

 

Public Safety Oct. 24, 2018

Oct. 22 3:07 a.m. - Tracy Leanna Mullins, 44, cited for driving while suspended. Oct. 21 1:54 a.m. - Caller reported a neighbor’s dog was barking, 1100 block of 2nd. Officer responded. Area quiet upon arrival. Officer sat in the area and heard...

 

Fire burns grass, brush, trees on Green Mountain line

Fire burned three-quarters of an acre of brush and trees near the Green Mountain 500 line Monday afternoon. Firefighters responded to a report of the fire at about 1:35 p.m. The cause remains under...

 

Smoke detectors available to those who ask

The Red Cross is offering to install smoke detectors to anyone in the community who needs them. A couple of years ago, the Red Cross offered the service to residents who live in manufactured homes, said Sweet Home firefighter and paramedic Mike...

 

Sheriff warns against 'Capt. Guilford' scam

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon is warning about a scam technique that, he says, is currently on the rise in Linn County. Citizens have been receiving telephone calls from a male who identifies himself as “Captain Guilford.” The male tells...

 

Circuit Court: Defendant a no-show for sentencing

Linn County Circuit Court issued a warrant for failure to appear for James Lee Baker Oct. 19 after he was supposed to appear for sentencing for burglary. Baker pleaded no contest Sept. 10 in Linn County Circuit Court to second-degree burglary. Baker...

 

Sheriff warns about phone scam from fake "Captain Guilford"

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon is warning about a scam technique that, he says, is currently on a rise in Linn County. Citizens have been receiving telephone calls from a male who identifies himself as “Captain Guilford.” The male tells recipients...

 

Fire season not over yet

While regulated use restrictions have been lifted, fire danger is at moderate this week in the Sweet Home area. “East winds drove that up,” said Chad Calderwood, the Oregon Department of Forestry Sweet Home Unit forest protection supervisor....

 

Public Safety Log Oct. 17, 2018

Editor’s Note: Due to technical difficulties related to new software at the Sweet Home Police Department, this week’s Public Safety log is incomplete for several days of the past week. Oct. 15 7:48 a.m. - Caller reported a male going through... Full story

 

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