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Man arrested, following pursuit, in machete case

Suspect accused of threatening woman with weapon


June 1, 2022

A California man was arrested early Wednesday morning, May 25, after leading Sheriff’s deputies in a pursuit, Linn County Sheriff Michelle Duncan reported.

According to Duncan and the Sheriff’s Office, Aaron Halvorson, 44, was arrested after allegedly punching a woman and threatening her with a machete the previous evening at a campsite at Sunnyside Park on Quartzville Road. When deputies arrived, Halvorson had already left.

Early Wednesday morning, at about 5:48 a.m., a deputy on the lookout for Halvorson found him driving a 2000 Lincoln Navigator with California plates. The deputy a...

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