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Search on for missing Sweet Home man

A search is under way for a Sweet Home man who has been reported missing by his family. Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon said his deputies responded to a report of a missing person from the family of... Full story

 
 News    April 7, 2021 

Public Safety Log April 7, 2021

March 29 3:26 a.m. – Franklin Archie Thompson, 46, arrested for failure to appear on an original charge of second-degree disorderly conduct, Linn County Sheriff’s Office. 8:11 p.m. – Deputy counseled male walking along side of road in 29000...

 

Public Safety Log March 31, 2021

March 22 6:59 a.m. – Caller reported that someone siphoned gas from lawn mower last night, 4120 Long St. Officer responded, report taken for criminal trespass and theft. Approximate value of $10. 9:02 a.m. – Caller reports theft that occurred at...

 

Public Safety Log March 23, 2021

March 15 3:55 p.m. - Caller was locked behind gate after driving up logging road from upper McDowell Creek Park. Told deputies he drove up the road to take photos of the falls. While he was there, the gate was closed and he was locked in. He was...

 

41st Ave. home destroyed in fire

A car fire ignited a garage and moved to a house on 41st Avenue Wednesday afternoon, March 17, prompting a two-alarm response from the Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District and causing a "total...

 

Man arrested on child sex charges

A Sweet Home man was arrested Tuesday, March 16, on child sexual abuse charges following a search of his residence on Fern Ridge Road, Sheriff Jim Yon reported. Yon said detectives served a child...

 

Local man among arrestees in marijuana/money laundering bust

A Sweet Home resident was among 11 people arrested during five search warrants at two locations in Linn County, one location in Benton County, and two in Marion County, conducted by the Linn...

 

Public Safety Log March 17, 2021

March 9 10:52 a.m. - Callers report a male is walking in the middle of the road, stumbling into traffic, possibly intoxicated, Hwy. 228/Fern Ln. Vincent Lee Holt, 50, arrested for disorderly conduct. Arrested on Linn County Circuit Court warrant for...

 

Sweet Home man arrested on child sex abuse charges

A Sweet Home man was arrested Tuesday, March 16, on child sexual abuse charges following a search of his residence on Fern Ridge Road, Sheriff Jim Yon reported. Yon said detectives served a child...

 

Alert system test Saturday

A test of the Linn-Benton Alert system is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 13. The test alert will go to recipients in both Linn and Benton counties that have signed up with the system. "We would... Full story

 

Public Safety Log March 10, 2021

Feb. 28 12:04 a.m. – Steven Lee Ballweber, 31, arrested on a Sweet Home Municipal Court warrant for failure to comply on an original charge of possession of a restricted weapon, Linn County Sheriff’s Office. Cited and released. Report taken....

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    March 10, 2021

Riggs Hill fire raises concern until home's occupant found

Fire destroyed a house near the intersection of Riggs Hill Road and Highway 20 early Thursday, March 4. The blaze was reported at 4:04 a.m., said Fire Chief Dave Barringer of the Sweet Home Fire and A...

 
 By Benny Westcott    News    March 10, 2021

Police seek help from residents' surveillance cameras to battle crime

The Sweet Home Police Department is asking residents and business owners throughout Sweet Home to register their privately owned surveillance camera systems with the department as part of a...

 

Public Safety Log March 3, 2021

Feb. 22 4:14 a.m. - Xavier Judson, 19, of Bend, cited for speeding 73/45, 5200 block Main Street. 9:27 a.m. - Deputy responded to report of theft and criminal mischief to equipment on Cascade Timber Consulting property, 35600 block Courtney Creek...

 

Public Safety Log Feb. 24, 2021

Feb. 14 1:14 a.m. - Caller reported intoxicated male yelling and pushing ex, 3224 Main St. Officer responded, male transported to Linn County Hospital by medics for minor injuries and intoxication. Corey Christopher Bradbury, 32, arrested for...

 

Linn County moving to Moderate Risk Friday

Starting Friday, Feb. 26, Linn County will move into the Moderate Risk level for COVID. The change comes after the county's incidences of new reported COVID cases have dropped precipitously during...

 

Public Safety Log Feb. 17, 2021

Feb. 8 12:56 p.m. - Caller reported identity theft. 27200 block of Rowell Hill Road. Two fraudulent accounts were opened, with total charges of approximately $3,230.29. Report taken. 4:31 p.m. - Karen Sechrest, 59, of Sweet Home, cited for speeding...

 

Fire destroys 5th Avenue home, but leaves one happy surprise

A fire that apparently started in a carport burned a home on the south end of 5th Avenue Thursday evening. The fire was reported by a resident just before 7:30 p.m. Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance Distr...

 

Public Safety Log Feb. 10, 2021

Feb. 1 12:31 a.m. – Lisa Dawn Johnston, 46, cited and released on a Sweet Home warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of theft. 2:00 a.m. – Caller reported someone cut a catalytic converter off his vehicle, 1100 block of 43rd. Office...

 

Public Safety Log Feb. 3, 2021

Jan. 25 3:37 a.m. – Caller reported female is outside yelling and refusing to leave, 2200 block of Main. Officer responded, Micaela Gabrielle Horning, 27, cited and released on a Douglas County warrant for failure to appear on original charges of...

 

Public Safety Log Jan. 27, 2021

Jan. 18 10:39 a.m. – Caller requested assistance catching a loose chicken, 1100 block of Redwood. Officer responded, chicken escaped into neighbor’s yard, unable to contact anyone at neighbor’s residence. 11:31 a.m. – Caller reported his...

 

County employee arrested on embezzlement charges

The office manager for the Linn County Planning and Building Department was arrested Tuesday, Jan. 19, on suspicion of embezzlement, Sheriff Jim Yon reported. Sheriff’s detectives arrested Angela...

 

Public Safety Log Jan. 20, 2021

Jan. 11 5:10 a.m. – Caller reported she heard something like a gunshot or firework and then a male running. Officer responded, located male who matched the description, he ran from the area, will...

 

Public Safety Log Jan. 13, 2021

Jan. 4 12:15 a.m. – Philomath police served a Sweet Home warrant to Sammy Ramond Hughes, 20, for failure to appear on original charges of theft and criminal trespassing. 12:42 a.m. - Single-vehicle crash reported in 26000 block of Brush Creek...

 

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