Suspects sought in assault at Willamette music fest
August 22, 2018
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 report that the victim had been assaulted and needed medical attention. Deputies and medics, both on site, responded.
Deputies learned that a black Ford pick-up with three males had been driving through the camping area, near Section O of the festival, on a grass field off Highway 228 about 13 miles south of Sweet Home, waving a large Confederate...