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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...

 

Man sentenced to jail time for damaging cables in Sweet Home

Brandon Scott Schatz, 29, was sentenced in Linn County Circuit Court Sept. 28 to 50 days in jail in connection with four cases that prompted approximately 20 reports of cutting and damaging phone,...

 

Public Safety Oct. 10, 2018

Oct. 7 4:01 a.m. - Laura Paule Gorzynski, 23, cited for driving uninsured, 1500 block of Tamarack. 5:14 a.m. - Caller reported that a male who was trying to get into a car left behind what appeared to be drugs, 5400 block of Main. Officer seized the...

 

SH man among 3 killed on Hwy. 22

Three people, including a Sweet Home-area man, were killed Monday evening, Oct. 1, in a single-car collision on Highway 22 that left two Lebanon residents injured. Oregon State Police troopers and emergency personnel responded at about 6:42 p.m. to...

 

Foster man, two Lebanon residents killed in Highway 22 wreck

Three people, including a Sweet Home-area man, were killed Monday evening, Oct. 1, in a single-car collision on Highway 22 that left two Lebanon residents injured. Oregon State Police troopers and emergency personnel responded at about 6:42 p.m.... Full story

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    October 3, 2018

FBI: Sweet Home's crime rate dipped last year as state's rose

Based on data collected by the FBI, while crime rates increased statewide, Sweet Home’s crime rate continued to decline in 2017, falling by 9.7 percent from the year before. The FBI released its Uniform Crime Reports for 2017, which summarizes...

 

Public Safety Log Oct. 3, 2018

Sept. 29 1:13 a.m. - Michael Ralph Marshall, 35, arrested on Linn County warrant for probation violation on original charge of possession of meth, 2000 block of Willow. Cited and released. Caller had reported a male and female fighting in the...

 

Weather keeps local fire danger hovering between high and low

Fire danger returned to high last week due to east winds, then dropped to low following the storm that came through the Sweet Home area Saturday. The Industrial Fire Precaution was at Level II Monday, said Chad Calderwood, Oregon Department of...

 

Teen arrested after allegedly stabbing father

A Sweet Home teen was arrested Tuesday, Sept. 25, after allegedly stabbing his father during an altercation, according to the Sweet Home Police Department. According to a department statement, SHPD received a report of a possible stabbing at...

 

Public Safety Sept. 26, 2018

Sept. 23 12:12 a.m. - Caller reported a male with a restraining order was at location, 1300 block of 47th. Report taken for restraining order violation. 8:31 a.m. - Caller reported finding four dogs on his property, 40900 block of Valley View. He...

 

Fire danger level drops with added rain

The rain has driven the fire danger level and industrial fire precaution level to “low” and level one. “I am filling out the paperwork right now to go to IFPL one and low fire danger,” said Craig Pettinger, Oregon Department of Forestry Sweet...

 

Lockout lifted at SHHS, SHJH after threat proves unfounded

Sweet Home Junior High and Sweet Home High School entered lockout Thursday, Sept. 13, after a report by a single student of a suspicious person on campus. Administrators directed teachers to hold students in class at 12:05 p.m. while the school...

 

Circuit Court Roundup

James Lee Baker James Lee Baker pleaded no contest Sept. 10 in Linn County Circuit Court to second-degree burglary. Sentencing is scheduled for 10:45 a.m. on Oct. 19 in Courtroom 1. Baker was one of...

 

Officials warn of 'IRS' scam callers

By Sean C. Morgan Of The New Era If someone calls you claiming to represent the IRS, and demands money while threatening an arrest, don’t send money. “That’s not how the IRS operates,” said Sweet Home Police Chief Jeff Lynn. “The police...

 

Rural home burns

By Sean C. Morgan Of The New Era A fire ripped through and destroyed the home of an 87-year-old Sweet Home man and his family late Saturday. Firefighters responded to a report of the blaze at 10:26...

 
 By The New Era    News    September 5, 2018

Public Safety

Aug. 30 10:46 a.m. - Caller reported that someone cut the passenger side rear section of the soft top on her jeep while she was boating, 44500 block of Quartzville. Report taken. Aug. 29 4:45 a.m. - Caller found a cell phone at the CFN fuel station,...

 

Public Safety Log Aug. 29, 2018

Aug. 26 2:09 a.m. - Rondel Allen Adams, 27, arrested on a Sweet Home warrant for failure to appear on original charge of driving while suspended, Highway 20 and Pleasant Valley. During the traffic stop, a drug detection dog alerted to the vehicle. Po...

 

Public Safety Aug. 22, 2018

Aug. 20 1:55 a.m. - Amber Dawn Barton, 39, cited for driving while suspended and Lebanon warrant for contempt of court on original charge of second-degree theft, 23rd and Long. 3:45 a.m. - Caller repo... Full story

 

Local man arrested after rash of cut cables

Sweet Home police have arrested a Sweet Home man in connection to approximately 20 cases of cutting and damaging phone, cable and power lines and boxes. Brandon Scott Schatz, 29, has been charged...

 

Dallas woman killed in motorcycle crash Aug. 12 east of Sweet Home

A Dallas woman was killed in a single-motorcycle crash early last week. At approximately 11:34 a.m. on Aug. 12, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single motorcycle crash on Hwy 20 near milepost 34. The...

 

Suspects sought in assault at Willamette music fest

Linn County Sheriff’s investigators are seeking suspects in a Sunday night assault at the Willamette Country Music Festival that sent an 18-year-old man to the hospital. Sheriff Jim Yon said deputies responded at 10:11 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, to...

 

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...

 

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