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31 TVF&R Voters Approve Local Option Levy Renewal and Select Board Representatives
Wednesday May 22, 2019, 12:44 AM
This evening, TVF&R voters approved Measure 34-286 which allows the Fire District to continue levying 45 cents per $1,000 of assessed valuation for another five years. The current levy expires in June 2020. For a residential property assessed at $300,000, about the average in TVF&R’s service area, t ... [More]    
32 Report of Man Armed With Gun Near Parkrose High School
Saturday May 18, 2019, 10:30 PM
Members of the Portland Police Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) are working with the FBI and Parkrose School District officials to investigate the incident that occurred today at Parkrose High School.

The subject involved is in custody and is an adult male. He is a student at Parkrose Hig ... [More]    

33 MINT Operations Result In Drug Arrests
Saturday May 18, 2019, 10:29 PM
Hood River, Oregon - A series of recent operations by the Mid-Columbia Interagency Narcotics Task Force (MINT) resulted in multiple arrests for possession and distribution of controlled substances.

Detectives with the Hood River County Sheriff's Office, operating as part of MINT, conducted a ... [More]    

34 Arrested in Hit and Run Involving Bicyclist
Friday May 17, 2019, 5:16 AM

On Thursday, May 16, 2019, detectives from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested  William Offinga, 55, on one count of reckless driving and one count of felony hit and run related to an incident that happened on May 11, 2019 in rural Washington County, northwest of Forest Grove.


35 Man Arrested For Burglary After Being Found Inside a Closed Business
Friday May 17, 2019, 5:14 AM
LINCOLN CITY, Oregon - On Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at about 2:56 AM, Lincoln City Police responded to the Beach Club Restaurant on a report of a burglary in progress at the location. Lincoln City Dispatch received information from the business owners that they were seeing a male subject inside the c ... [More]    
36 Oregon man suspected of child sex abuse turned himself in after 23 years
Saturday May 11, 2019, 7:08 PM
PORTLAND, Oregon - Wayne Arthur Silsbee eluded authorities for 23 years.

He was wanted by the FBI for "multiple incidents of sexual assault" between September 1995 and April 1996 involving girls between 8 and 10 years old. The FBI said Silsbee knew each of the victims through babysitting for ... [More]    

37 Citizen tip leads to arrest of Salem man breaking into cars
Sunday May 12, 2019, 7:21 AM
On 5/10/2019, at approximately 7:20 AM, dispatch received a call from a concerned citizen in the area of NW Oceanview Dr, Waldport. The citizen reported a male subject wearing all black with his hood pulled up, cutting through people’s yards. The citizen identified this as suspicious behavior. While ... [More]    
38 Linn County Sheriff's Office Investigates Shooting
Sunday May 12, 2019, 7:21 AM
Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reports that on May 11, 2019 at approximately 5:23 a.m., the Linn County Dispatch Center received a 911 call from Cheri Lyn Olsen, 47, of Sweet Home, who reported her boyfriend had been shot on Wiley Creek Road near Sweet Home.

Paramedics from the Sweet Home Fir ... [More]    

39 Assault With Board Sends Victim to Hospital, Suspect Arrested
Saturday May 11, 2019, 7:20 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 1:46 P.M., Central Precinct officers responded to a report of an assault in the area of Northwest 4th Avenue and Northwest Hoyt Street. A victim reported that he was hit in the head by a suspect using two 2-by-4 boards screwed together with the screws ... [More]    
40 David Michael Brown convicted of assault that preceded SW Portland homicide
Friday May 10, 2019, 7:26 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - Yesterday, Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Gregory F. Silver convicted 27-year-old David Michael Brown of one count of assault in the second degree and one count of assault in the third degree. This case is connected to the homicide of 21-year-old Diego Tejeda-Manzo.

... [More]    

41 Shooting Investigation Underway In The Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood
Friday May 10, 2019, 7:24 AM
On May 9th, 2019, at 10:28 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to an incident, near Southeast 104the Avenue and Southeast Holgate Boulevard, where an adult male had been shot. Officers arrived and located a man who was suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was transported to a local area ... [More]    
42 Multiple Fires in Newberg
Monday May 6, 2019, 8:54 PM
Just before 4 p.m. today, an off-duty Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue firefighter noticed smoke coming from a home on NE Sunny Acres Lane in Newberg as he was driving in the area. He stopped and confirmed that the house was on fire and called 911. With the off-duty firefighter’s detailed size-up, th ... [More]    
43 Police Looking For Man Who Shot Parked SUV
Monday May 6, 2019, 7:21 AM
On Sunday, May 5, 2019, at 1:09 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a shooting in Aloha. Residents of the apartment complex at 18000 SW Shaw Street reported an unoccupied SUV was shot in the parking lot.

Deputies identified 21-year-old Miguel Almarez E ... [More]    

44 Depoe Bay Woman killed in crash west of Philomath on Highway 20
Friday May 3, 2019, 8:55 PM
CORVALLIS, Oregon – On May 3, 2019 at 8:00am, deputies from the Benton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a head-on collision on Highway 20 at Hwy 223, west of Philomath.

Catherine Koch, 37, of Depoe Bay, Oregon, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Koch was traveling easttbound on H ... [More]    

45 Shots Fired in Hazelwood Neighborhood, Several Vehicles Struck
Friday May 3, 2019, 8:55 PM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday, May 3, 2019 at 3:58 P.M., East Precinct officers responded to a report of shots being fired in the Hazelwood Neighborhood. Upon arrival, they located evidence of gunfire in a shopping center parking lot in the 10000 block of Northeast Halsey Street. Several parked cars ... [More]    
46 Joy Rainville pleads guilty in $178,000 embezzlement case
Friday May 3, 2019, 1:37 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - 44-year-old Joy Rainville will be ordered to pay more than $178,000 in restitution following a white collar crimes investigation conducted by the Portland Police Bureau.

Earlier this week, Rainville appeared in Multnomah County Circuit Court and pleaded guilty to two count ... [More]    

47 Newport Man Found Dead on the Beach in Yachats
Friday May 3, 2019, 1:36 AM
NEWPORT, Oregon - On May 2, 2019 at approximately 10:15 AM, emergency personal responded to the beach between W. 3rd and W. 4th Streets in Yachats for a report of a deceased male on the beach.

Oregon State Police responded and the preliminary investigation revealed a male, by the name, Micha ... [More]    

48 Possible Road Rage in Sellwood-One Male Shot
Friday May 3, 2019, 1:35 AM
On Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 10:30 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the 1800 block of Southeast Umatilla Street on the report of a male who was shot.

When officers arrived, they searched for suspects and victims injured by the reported gunfire. Officers located a male adult who ... [More]    

49 Shooting in Kerns Neighborhood Leaves One Deceased
Wednesday May 1, 2019, 6:21 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Sunday morning at about 3:30 AM, Portland police responded to a report of gunfire heard in the Kerns neighborhood. Officers located a man lying on the road in the 3100 block of Northeast Multnomah Street. They requested medical assistance, but the man was determined to be decea ... [More]    
50 Man shoots neighbor then commits suicide; Neighbor lives
Monday April 29, 2019, 6:18 AM
On April 28 at approx. 12:35PM, in the 2800 block of NE 174th avenue, an ongoing neighbor dispute results in an attempt homicide and a suicide. There is a served protection order between the suspect and the victim naming the victim as the protected person.

The suspect walked across the ro ... [More]    

51 An Ag Science Company Decided to Launch a Cannabis Breeding program. Oregon Growers Revolted
Thursday April 25, 2019, 6:11 AM
More than 3,000 stem samples contributed by hundreds of Oregon cannabis farmers allowed Phylos Bioscience to map the genome of cannabis plants, each plant a star in a constellation of weed strains.

The "genetic galaxy project" made Portland-based Phylos one of Oregon's most prominent cannabi ... [More]    

52 Oregon Senate Approves DNA Testing
Wednesday April 24, 2019, 5:47 AM
SALEM, Oregon – There have been almost 500 people exonerated nationally because of DNA evidence from people wrongfully convicted of crimes. However, there have been none in Oregon, where the majority of conviction motions for DNA testing are denied by Oregon courts.

On Tuesday, the Oregon Se ... [More]    

53 Oregon judge to block new Trump abortion policy
Wednesday April 24, 2019, 5:40 AM
SALEM, Oregon — A U.S. judge in Oregon said Tuesday he intends to at least partially block a rule change by President Donald Trump's administration that could cut off federal funding for providers who refer patients for an abortion, though the scope of his decision remains to be seen.

U.S. D ... [More]    

54 Shooting Investigation Underway In The Glenfair Neighborhood
Wednesday April 24, 2019, 5:29 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - Tonight, April 23rd, 2019 at 20:42 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the intersection of Southeast 146th Avenue and Southeast Stark Street on the report of a woman shot. She is suffering serious injuries and was transported by AMR to a local area hospital.

The Gun ... [More]    

55 A Reason To Celebrate 4/20: Recreational Cannabis Now Legal In Ten States And DC
Monday April 22, 2019, 3:50 AM

In this post-Mueller-report atmosphere, it's a relief for many adult travelers to know that you can now legally celebrate [More]    

56 Oregon prisons brace for growing population of elderly inmates
Sunday April 21, 2019, 11:20 PM
Last year, legislative budget-writers asked the Corrections Department to study how much it would cost the state to renovate an old prison in Salem to house elderly inmates.

Corrections officials returned to lawmakers last week to present their initial findings.

State Sen. Jackie Win ... [More]    

57 Male arrested after kidnapping bus driver in Vancouver
Sunday April 21, 2019, 11:13 PM
VANCOUVER, Washington - On April 19, 2019 at approximately 6:06 p.m. Vancouver Police were dispatched to an incident involving a male who boarded a C-Tran bus in the area of NE Covington Rd./NE Fourth Plain Blvd., implied that he had a gun and demanded to be transported to Portland. No gun was seen. ... [More]    
58 8-Year-Old Child Critically Injured when Land Cruiser Hits Tree
Sunday April 21, 2019, 11:08 PM
CLARK COUNTY - On April 20, 2019 at 0905 hours, Sheriff's Office deputies and EMS personnel were dispatched to the 5300 block of NE Lockwood Creek Road, in northern Clark County. Arriving personnel found that a 1992 Toyota Land Cruiser was westbound on NE Lockwood Creek Road when the vehicle exited ... [More]    
59 Man Dies In Fire From Careless Smoking
Sunday April 21, 2019, 10:56 PM
PORTLAND, Oregon - At 5:15am, Portland Fire & Rescue crews were dispatched to 6609 SE Taggart St. to a reported house fire. When fire crews arrived, they found fire coming from the front windows of the home. When they entered the structure they immediately located a large hole in the floor just insi ... [More]    
60 Man Arrested After Displaying An Airsoft Pistol
Sunday April 21, 2019, 10:54 PM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 12:45 P.M. a Portland police was flagged down by a concerned citizen who reported seeing a man holding a black pistol in his hand. The officer found 20-year-old Dennis Robert Spencer with the "gun" nearby. When Spencer saw the officer he began runnin ... [More]    
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