CRIME & SAFETY
16-year-old shot dies in Yamhill County
A 16-year-old died from gunshot wounds in Yamhill County on Monday, according to the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said the teenager was shot several times and was found wounded in a very rural area on the border of wine country on Russell Creek Road between Goodrich Road and Highway 47.
Police find box truck that was stolen from Dayton family business
DAYTON, Oregon — A small family business in Dayton thought they were out thousands of dollars after someone stole their delivery truck. The truck had been parked outside Spirit Mountain Casino in Grand Ronde, its interior filled with holiday decorations supposed to be delivered to dozens of customers. The...
Police identify man, officers involved in officer-involved shooting in Salem
The man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Keizer on Friday was identified by police on Monday.
Weekly Safety Report: Hit-and-Run Incident and Inflatable Hamburger Mishap in Yamhill County, Oregon
Two incidents occurred in Yamhill County, Oregon this week. In the first incident, a McMinnville man was allegedly hit multiple times by a woman driving an SUV, resulting in a fractured hip. The woman then fled the scene without stopping. In the second incident, a large inflatable hamburger broke loose from a Burger King in Newberg and rolled through a parking lot due to strong winds. No injuries were reported in this incident.
Nov. 25 public safety round-up
Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office Nov. 21 - Angelica Maria Acevedo, 36, of Dundee, was arrested on a warrant from Yamhill County Circuit Court for criminal driving while suspended or revoked. Bail was set at $5,000 and the case remains open. Nov. 22 ...
Man shot by police in Marion County was allegedly wielding pistols, threatening others, police say
The 32-year-old man shot and killed by law enforcement officers in southeast Salem Friday morning was allegedly armed with two pistols and threatening neighbors, according to a statement from the Keizer Police Department. Officers responded to reports of a man who was throwing items in the neighborhood near Southeast Arabian...
Attack of the Giant Whopper [VIDEO]
“Hold the pickle. Hold the lettuce…” At this Burger King, they don’t hold anything. They let their Whopper fly free!. It was a quite but blustery day in Newberg, Oregon. The last thing anyone was expecting was…an attack by A GIANT HAMBURGER!. Back on November 11th,...
Nov. 23 sheriff's office outstanding warrants
Anyone with information on these individuals may call the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office or its detectives, or the Newberg-Dundee Police Department. The Sheriff’s Office Crime Information tip line is 800-577-1707. Newberg police can be reached at 503538-8321, and Yamhill County detectives can be reached at 503-434-7508. Feb. 8. Nov. 2 Joel Phillips, 31, is wanted on for failure to appear (FTA) on a charge of failure to register as a...
VIDEO: Giant, inflatable Whopper goes rogue, rolls through Newberg
An inflatable Whopper the size of a single-car garage went bowling through the streets of Newberg earlier this month after breaking free of its ties at a local Burger King.
McMinnville Man Appeals for Help After Hit-and-Run Incident
A McMinnville resident seeks assistance in locating a hit-and-run driver who allegedly struck him thrice before fleeing the scene. The victim, on his way to work, sustained a fractured hip and urges the driver to come forward. McMinnville police are investigating.
Svenson stepping down as Yamhill County sheriff
Leadership of the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office will soon change. Longtime sheriff Tim Svenson announced last week that he has accepted a position as executive director of the Oregon State Sheriff’s Association (OSSA). His resignation becomes effective Nov. 21.
Nov. 16 sheriff's office outstanding warrants
Anyone with information on these individuals may call the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office or its detectives, or the Newberg-Dundee Police Department. The Sheriff’s Office Crime Information tip line is 800-577-1707. Newberg police can be reached at 503538-8321, and Yamhill County detectives can be reached at 503-434-7508. Feb. 8. Nov. 2 Eriel Ivan Pacheco, 31, is wanted on a probation violation for fourth-degree assault and harassment. ...
Salem-Keizer schools, law enforcement to start yearly mass evacuation drills
Salem-Keizer Public Schools will begin holding yearly mass evacuation drills. The goal is to hone coordination among district officials and police, fire, medical and other responders, said Chris Baldridge, the district’s director of safety and risk management. “What we’ve seen in other situations where this happens, if you don’t...
1 hurt in early morning attempted robbery, assault near Salem
MARION COUNTY, Ore. (KPTV) - The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an attempted robbery and assault that injured one person early Friday morning. Deputies responded to the report of an assault around 6 a.m. in the area of Brown Road Northeast and Idaho Avenue Northeast, in the Hayesville area just outside of Salem city limits.
Driver arrested after police chase that caused closure of I-105
EUGENE, Ore. – A Keizer man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after allegedly driving the wrong way on Interstate 105 and then threatening to jump off of the bridge above West 5th Avenue, according to Eugene police officials. Police said the driver, identified as Cameron Ray Garvin, 23, was arrested...