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 By Kelly Kenoyer    News    August 5, 2020 

Rescue in the Calapooia

Of The New Era Four different agencies and at least a dozen bystanders helped rescue a young boy trapped in the rapids at McKercher Park Saturday afternoon. According to officials, the 10-year-old...

 
 News    August 5, 2020 

Milwaukie man arrested for burglary

A Milwaukie man was arrested Monday afternoon, Aug. 3, on multiple counts of burglary and theft, Sweet Home police announced Tuesday. Police arrested Brian Neal Clement, 49, of Milwaukie on probable...

 
 News    August 5, 2020 

Public Safety Log for August 5, 2020

July 27 8:45 a.m. – Andrew Dallas Samson, 37, cited on a Sweet Home warrant for failure to appear on original charge of offensive littering. 9:59 a.m. – Caller reported his work boots were stolen from his vehicle, Wiley Creek Park. Report taken,...

 
 News    August 5, 2020 

Two injured in crash

Both drivers were taken to Samaritan Lebanon Community HOspital Saturday afternoon after a two-car collision on Main Street, just east of 60th Avenue. Police and medics responded at 4:06 p.m....

 
 News    August 5, 2020 

Fire damages Tamarack Ridge mobile home

Fire damaged a mobile home in Tamarack Ridge Estates early Tuesday, July 28. A caller reported the fire at 5:03 a.m., at 1430 Tamarack St., space 104. According to Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance...

 
 By Kelly Kenoyer    News    August 5, 2020 

Fire season goes to high

Of The New Era The fire danger level in the Sweet Home area rose “high” on Tuesday, July 28, which means campfires in the area are officially forbidden, along with restrictions on other activities. The Oregon Department of Forestry South Cascade...

 
 News    August 5, 2020 

Sweet Home man arrested after shooting

A Sweet Home man was arrested Tuesday night, Aug. 4, after a shooting in the area of 49th Avenue and Long Street, Sweet Home police reported Wednesday. Sweet Home Police Department received a report... Full story

 

Public Safety Log July 29, 2020

July 27 1:01 a.m. – Caller reported females driving by her house yelling and cursing at her, 1000 block of 23rd. Info noted. 3:52 a.m. – Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office arrested Robin David Fox, 30, on a Sweet Home warrant for failure to...

 

Aumsville man dies after fall on Three Fingered Jack

A hiker died Sunday, July 19, after a fall near Three Fingered Jack Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reported. Yon said Sheriff’s dispatchers received a report about 1 p.m. of a hiker falling from the mountain. A witness said Todd Adelman, 19, from...

 
 By Kelly Kenoyer    News    July 22, 2020

Runaway jet ski injures children

Two children were seriously injured by a wayward jet ski at Lewis Creek Park Monday afternoon, July 20. Emergency responders received the call at 2 p.m. Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District Chief...

 

Public Safety Log July 22, 2020

July 19 10:33 a.m. - Caller reported vehicle that showed up in their driveway; unknown where it came from. Officer responded and contacted owner, who was at a neighboring residence for yard sale. Vehicle moved. 1202 4th Ave. 1:35 p.m. - Deputies...

 

Two children injured when hit by jet ski at Foster Lake

Two children were injured Monday afternoon, July 20, at Lewis Creek Park on Foster Reservoir when a wayward jet ski plowed through a swimming area and struck them. Details are still unclear, but one... Full story

 

Public Safety Log July 15, 2020

July 13 12:56 a.m. - Christopher Lance Turner, 24, arrested for second-degree assault, conspiracy and second-degree disorderly conduct. Lodged at Linn County Jail. 1230 4th Ave. July 12 3:08 p.m. - Se...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    July 15, 2020

Property watch program gives police green light to address loiterers

The Sweet Home Police Department has formally opened a new program designed to help commercial property owners, business owners and apartment complex owners prevent unwanted activities after business hours. “Without authority granted by the person...

 
 By Kelly Kenoyer    News    July 15, 2020

Brush fire burns half acre off Green River Road

Oregon Department of Forestry and Linn County Fire Department personnel responded to a brush fire Sunday at 3 p.m. An ODF cruiser noticed some smoke, and upon investigation found the brush fire near...

 

Public Safety Log July 8, 2020

July 5 12:06 a.m. - Caller reported neighbors lighting fireworks. Officer responded, contacted residents who were warned for unnecessary noise. Residents said they were finished for the night. 5th...

 

2 arrested for east county burglaries

Linn County Sheriff's detectives arrested two people Tuesday, June 30, in connection with several thefts, burglaries and property crimes from Linn and Marion Counties. Sheriff Jim Yon said his office...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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