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Saturday June 25, 2016 - Times viewed: 7362
On Friday, at about 3AM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single vehicle rollover crash on Highway 221 just south of Wheatland Road. A 2014 Audi sedan was traveling northbound on Highway 221 (Wallace Road) at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control on a corner. The Audi left the roadway and traveled approximately 600 feet along the ditch line. The Audi struck a tree, a power pole and a highway sign coming to rest in the middle of the roadway after rolling several times. The driver and two passengers were taken to local hospitals for non-life t ...
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Saturday June 25, 2016 - Times viewed: 7362
6:42 PM Sheridan Fire, ODOT, YCSO and Oregon State Troopers were dispatched to a two car motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Hwy18B and Rock Creek Rd. Upon arrival crews found two vehicles with heavy damage, two occupants in each vehicle. Both vehicles required substantial extrication to get the patients out. An air ambulance, Oregon Lifeguard, was requested to the scene along with addit ...

Friday June 24, 2016 - Times viewed: 7397
An inmate walked away today from a Deer Ridge Correctional Institution (DRCI) work crew near Sisters. Oregon State Police are investigating. DRCI staff discovered inmate Richard Clark missing at approximately 1:45 p.m., Thursday, June 23. Clark is a 29-year-old Caucasian male, 6 feet tall, 205 pounds, with blond hair and blue eyes. He is most likely wearing blue jeans with the word "inmate" and the DOC logo stenciled on the knee in orange or red shorts, and a blue t-shirt with the word "inmate" and the DOC logo stenciled in orange on the front and back. Clark entered DOC custody on Mar ...
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Friday June 24, 2016 - Times viewed: 7397
MILWAUKIE, Oregon - On 06-22-16, around 2:30 p.m., Milwaukie Police were dispatched to a disturbance at the Hamlin Manor apartments, 2946 SE Harrison Street. Upon arrival police quickly discovered it was actually a home invasion robbery involving at least one handgun. Two suspects, 21-year-old Trevontae Anderson and 21-year-old Douglas Lines, were quickly located a block away, attempting to leave, and were taken into custody. Two victims, both adult males, were transported to OHSU. One victim was treated and released and the other is still currently in ICU. On 06-23-16, four additi ...
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Thursday June 23, 2016 - Times viewed: 7418
Lake Oswego -- At 1:15 today neighbors of the Tanglewood Hills Condo located at 4 Touchstone called 911 to report a fire on the back side of unit 141. When firefighters arrived they found heavy flames coming from unit 141 and rapidly spreading so a second alarm was requested to bring more personnel to the scene. It took 45 firefighters form Lake Oswego, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and Portland Fire about 30 minutes to get the fire under control. The building which houses 8 condos has one unit completely destroyed by fire and 4 units with smoke and water damage. All residents have been ab ...
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Thursday June 23, 2016 - Times viewed: 7406
Vancouver, Wash. --On June 22, 2016 at approximately 5:30 p.m., Vancouver Police attempted to locate a wanted subject at 11614 NE 49th Street. The subject refused to exit the apartment and made threats to shoot officers. The SW Washington Regional SWAT Team was called to the scene to assist with taking the suspect into custody. During the incident several neighboring apartment units were evacuated ...

Wednesday June 22, 2016 - Times viewed: 7432
A wildfire ignited Monday afternoon burning approximately 100 acres, five miles west of The Dalles in the Central Oregon District. It was originally reported by crews that the fire was roughly 45 acres; however, remapping has shown the wildfire is larger. This is not due to fire growth, but better measurement. The Chenoweth Fire began around 5:20 p.m. on state-protected land and burned through the night before crews could extinguish all visible flames. Alongside the crews from the Oregon Department of Forestry, a private contractor, Steelhead Enterprises, pitched in fighting this f ...
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Wednesday June 22, 2016 - Times viewed: 7431
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday at 8:48 p.m., a disturbance with a weapon occurred in the 4100 block of Northeast Killingsworth Street. As Portland police officers were responding to the scene, they received an update that someone fired a handgun during the disturbance. Officers arrived in the area and located the suspect, 57-year-old Dee Overton Johnson, who was arrested without incident. Officers located and seized a handgun from Johnson's vehicle. Officers learned that Johnson was involved in an argument with a 59-year-old male associate which turned physical before Johnson fired a sho ...
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Wednesday June 22, 2016 - Times viewed: 7429
SHERWOOD, Oregon - The City of Sherwood Public Works Department is issuing a precautionary boil water advisory to a limited area of southeastern Sherwood. While the city has no reason to believe your drinking water was contaminated, Oregon law requires that drinking water providers issue precautionary boil water advisories to customers affected by pressure losses in water mains. The pressure loss was the result of a temporary pump outage. Officials say this is a routine precaution, and there is no need to be alarmed. Water samples were collected earlier this morning in the affected area to ...
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Wednesday June 22, 2016 - Times viewed: 7443
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday at 7:53 p.m., a traffic crash occurred at Northeast 33rd Avenue and Killingsworth Street. Officers and medical personnel arrived and located a crashed Toyota Corolla and a crashed Cadillac Escalade, one containing a driver who was seriously injured. The driver of the Toyota Corolla, a female adult, was transported by ambulance to a Portland hospital with serious i ...

Tuesday June 21, 2016 - Times viewed: 7459
June 20, 2016--Washington County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a man after allegedly assaulting another person with a machete who had been sleeping in a residence. On June 20, 2016 at about 3:43 a.m., Sheriff's Deputies serving the City of Cornelius, were called to the 1800 block of South Oleander Lane in Cornelius concerning an assault. Sheriff's Deputies were told a man was attacked with a machete while he was sleeping. The Sheriff's Deputies arrived and found a 28 year-old resident of the house had been attacked with a machete while he was sleeping on the couch. Sheriff's Deputies saw t ...
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Tuesday June 21, 2016 - Times viewed: 7449
Fire District 3 responded to a structure fire in the Battle Ground Village Complex,813 W. Main St. this evening at 7:29 P.M. Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke emitting from the roof of the structure. Smoke was visible from all sides of the structure and one Heating and Air Conditioning unit on the roof. First-in attack crews eventually located the fire at the floor level in the Curves establishment. The fire was confined to the interior of Curves Additional crews checked for possible fire extension in the attic space. The fire was confined to the origin area. Firefighters worked for ...
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Monday June 20, 2016 - Times viewed: 7508
On June 19, 2016 at approximately 8PM OSP received a report of a head on crash on US Hwy 97 at milepost 171 (south of Lapine). Preliminary investigation revealed that a northbound 1991 Lexus was traveling northbound on Highway 97 when it crossed the centerline, striking a southbound 2016 Ford Fusion head-on. The driver of the Lexus, a 29 year old adult male, was pronounced deceased at the ...

Sunday June 19, 2016 - Times viewed: 7490
Second Arrest made associated with fatal crash which occurred on May 4, 2016 in Yamhill County. On June 19th, 2016, Jeremy G HOPPER II, age 24, of Amity was arrested and lodged at the Yamhill County Jail. He was lodged on the following charges: Manslaughter In The First Degree Bail $150,000 -Assault In The First Degree Bail $ 150,000 -Assault In The Fourth Degree Bail: $ 5,000 -Reckless Driving Bail: $ 5,000 On Saturday June 18, 2016 the driver of the 2013 Silver Mitsubishi Lancer, identified as Andrew RD OLSEN, age 22, of Lafayette was arrested and lodged in the Yamhill Co ...
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Saturday June 18, 2016 - Times viewed: 7508
On June 14, 2016 OSP Fish and Wildlife Troopers from the Astoria, Saint Helens, and Portland offices followed up on an anonymous tip leading them to contact three subjects at two separate residences in northeast Portland. While at the first residence, Troopers interviewed Esgar GARCIA, age 31, who admitted to shooting both bull elk while recreationally shooting near Scappoose. Troopers found several sets of deer antlers which GARCIA admitted were shot at night on the Sauvie Island Wildlife Area (SIWA). Additionally, GARCIA admitted to shooting approximately other deer and cow elk on the SI ...
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Saturday June 18, 2016 - Times viewed: 7485
UPDATE: Kayla Logan has been located safe and has been returned home. The Gladstone Police are asking for the public's help in locating a runaway teen. Kayla Logan left home yesterday at about 4:00 pm and has not been seen since. Her cell phone has been turned off and cannot be traced. All indications are that Kayla left on her own with no extra clothing or other personal items. She is described as 5'4" tall, weighing 108 lbs and is 16 years old. She was last seen wearing a gray "Hello Kitty' stocking cap, a tank top with flannel shirt over it. Kayla's eye sight is very bad and always we ...
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Friday June 17, 2016 - Times viewed: 7520
On Friday, April 15th, Keizer police investigated the stabbing death of 45 year old Jeffery Holly which occurred on Brooks Avenue in Keizer Oregon. The Keizer Police department conducted an extensive investigation, and after a thorough review the Marion County District Attorney's office has decided that the involved 16-year-old was justified in using deadly physical force against Holly. No crimina ...

Friday June 17, 2016 - Times viewed: 7525
SANDY, Oregon - Sandy Resident, Paula Lorraine Prosch (age 36), turned herself in for a warrant at the Clackamas County Jail on 06-15-2016 after being indicted by a Clackamas County Grand Jury. The Grand Jury indicted Prosch on fifteen (15) felony counts, including Theft in the 1st Degree (several counts), Identity Theft and Forgery in the 1st Degree (several counts). On 10-08-2015 Sandy Polic ...

Wednesday June 15, 2016 - Times viewed: 7543
On 5/13/16, OSP Detectives in Central Point responded to Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass for a report of a 15 year old female who had been raped and assaulted by her stepfather. Detectives interviewed the victim's mother and hospital staff. The suspect at the hospital was identified as Jeffrey Handley DOB 08/28/1971. On 5/14/16 OSP Detectives received a call of a shooting that occurred at 146 Enchanted Way in Cave Junction, OR. It was reported a male subject had shot himself in the head and was still alive. The preliminary investigation revealed Jeffrey Handley, had shot him ...
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Wednesday June 15, 2016 - Times viewed: 7540
SAN FRANCISCO--Wells Fargo & Company announced today a $300,000 donation to the OneOrlando fund, set up by the City of Orlando to address the needs of victims and the community in the wake of the Pulse nightclub tragedy. "All of us at Wells Fargo are devastated by the tragedy at Pulse nightclub and the senseless act of violence that has impacted so many, particularly those in the LGBT and Hisp ...

Wednesday June 15, 2016 - Times viewed: 7513
Vancouver, Wash., June 15, 2016 -- This month the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington awarded a total of $296,798 in grants to 31 local nonprofits and school districts that provide services to area residents. The grantmaking organization also announced the opening of its second grant cycle, which is accepting applications through July 31, 2016. Over the last few months, a committee evaluated more than 62 applications and recommended the most promising and urgent proposals for funding. Clark County area grants ($191,029) went to help projects like Bridgeview Housing's constructio ...
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Monday June 13, 2016 - Times viewed: 7622
Deputies have identified the driver in Friday's fatal crash as Michael Vanwoert, age 19 of Gervais, the Sheriff's Office thoughts are with the Vanwoert family. With summer fast approaching the Sheriff's Office asks all of our motorist to please drive with caution and obey all posted speed limits. Deputies have now cleared the scene of the earlier fatal crash, deputies determined that the driver was traveling on Jefferson Scio Drive, negotiating a curve when the car left the roadway and impacted a tree head on. The Sheriff's Office does not intend to release anything regarding the ident ...
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Monday June 13, 2016 - Times viewed: 7610
Oregon Lottery players now have a chance to win up to $100,000 playing the new Wheel of Fortune Scratch-it. "Wheel of Fortune is the latest entry into the Lottery's 'family of games' Scratch-it offerings," said Interim Traditional Product Manager Tina Erickson. "The Wheel of Fortune Scratch-it has been wildly popular throughout the lottery industry and we are excited to have it in Oregon. The game features four different tickets at different prices, with different top prizes. The $1 Wheel of Fortune game has a $5,000 top prize, the $2 game has a $10,000, the $5 ticket carries a $50,000 top ...
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Monday June 13, 2016 - Times viewed: 7567
HILLSBORO, Oregon - Automatic sprinklers and a working smoke alarm get the credit for saving a Hillsboro family including a three year old child early Monday morning. Hillsboro firefighters were called to Quatama Crossing apartment complex, 730 NW Autumn Creek Way at 3:45 am to a report of an apartment fire. When they arrived, they found the sprinklers had extinguished a fire in a three year old child's bedroom. Fire investigators say a laptop left on charge on a bed overheated and ignited the mattress' foam top. A smoke alarm awakened the family and they all escaped unharmed. Firefighters ...
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Saturday June 11, 2016 - Times viewed: 7646
30-year-old Bridgette Garay and her 7-year-old daughter have been safely located and are no longer considered missing persons. The Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public's help to locate 30-year-old Bridgette Garay and her daughter, 7-year-old Dizire Brewster. Garay is from Las Vegas and is in Portland visiting her daughter Dizire. Today, Friday June 10, 2 ...

Saturday June 11, 2016 - Times viewed: 7596
June 10, 2016--Sheriff's Deputies were in a collision with a sailboat on the Willamette River during Fleet Week patrols. The wooden sailboat received minor damage. On June 9, 2016, at about 5 p.m., Washington County Sheriff's Marine Patrol Deputies were assisting with scene security for the Rose Festival Fleet Ships on the Willamette River. Washington County, along with Marine Patrols from across the state, provides security every year for this event. Boats that wish to pass through the secure zone around the ships are stopped, checked for weapons or explosives and then wait to be esco ...
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Friday June 10, 2016 - Times viewed: 7636
WEST LINN - On June 9, 2016 at about 10:40 pm officers from the West Linn Police Department responded to a single vehicle crash involving a car that had collided with the 7-11 at Cedaroak Drive and Willamette Drive. Initial reports were that a person was seen fleeing from the car after the impact. When officers arrived they found a 1990 Honda that had backed into the side of the store and crashed through the wall. Officer's quickly learned that the subject seen running was actually a witness and that the crash was actually a runaway vehicle. The investigation revealed that the owner of the ...
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Friday June 10, 2016 - Times viewed: 7611
On 06-09-2016 the Cowlitz Wahkiakum Narcotics Task Force with the assistance of Kelso Police Department, Longview Police Department, Wahkiakum County Sheriff, Washington State Patrol, Washington State Department of Corrections and the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office served two drug related search warrants at 104 West Canyonview Drive, Longview and 2352 50th Avenue, Longview. Detectives arreste ...

Friday June 10, 2016 - Times viewed: 7614
On Thursday, June 9, 2016, at about 12:30 p.m., Albany Police Detectives arrested a suspect in connection with the June 2, 2016, reported sex abuse which took place in a women's restroom at the Two Rivers Market located at 250 SW Broadalbin Street in Albany. The suspect, 29-year-old Albany resident Brandon Taylor Beckner, was identified by surveillance video. Brandon Beckner was arrested without incident and lodged in the Linn County Jail on a charge of Sex Abuse in the First Degree. The victim, an adult female, reported that she was in the upstairs women's bathroom when the male suspec ...
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Thursday June 9, 2016 - Times viewed: 7629
PORTLAND, Oregon — After months of public hearings with pot growers, lawmen, public health officials and others, an Oregon commission is racing to finalize recreational marijuana regulations and issue licenses to hundreds of businesses within a few months. But those who aim to produce souped-up coffee and other niche products might have to wait a bit longer. “It’s like the circus around here ...


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