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13Jun

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash – Albany

Albany, Ore. – On Monday, June 13, 2022, at 1231 hours, Albany Police and Albany Fire Department Personnel responded to a motor vehicle crash occurring at SW Pacific Boulevard and Ellingson Road. A witness reporting the accident told Albany Police there were possible injuries, and one person was still in a vehicle.   There were […]

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08Jun

Suspect in Custody After Police Pursuit – Albany

Albany, Ore. – Today, June 8th, 2022 at 9:32am Albany Police were called to a local convenience store for a male acting suspicious.     The vehicle description matched a stolen vehicle involved in a robbery earlier today in Linn County. Albany Police attempted to contact the subject who fled in the vehicle leading Albany […]

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24Apr

Albany Woman Arrested for Murder of Her 3-Year-Old Child

Albany, Ore. – On Saturday, April 23, 2022, at approximately 0230 hours, an Albany Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle solely occupied by Rebekah Gasperino, a 32-year-old Albany woman, for a traffic violation.   During the course of the traffic stop, information was developed that Rebekah Gasperino may be a danger to […]

18Feb

TWO ALBANY RESIDENTS FACE ROBBERY CHARGE IN AUMSVILLE BANK HEIST

Aumsville, Ore. – Dustin Michael Halvorsen, age 37, and Noelle Monique Lerma, age 23, face federal charges for their alleged role in the robbery of the Riverview Community Bank in Aumsville on February 8, 2022.   According to the criminal complaint filed in this case, bank employees observed the male robber approach a teller station […]

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27Jan

Albany Officer Involved Shooting

Albany, Ore. – On Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at approximately 6:22 pm members of the Linn Interagency Narcotics Enforcement team (LINE) and other patrol officers attempted to contact and arrest two subjects on multiple warrants.   The suspect attempted to use his vehicle as a weapon and rammed multiple vehicles. An Albany detective fired one […]

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29Dec

ATTEMPTED AGGRAVATED MURDER SUSPECT ARREST

Albany, Ore. – On Saturday, December 25, 2021, at 5:25am Albany Police Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 2500 block of 8TH Avenue, Albany, Oregon. The operator fled on foot and fired one gunshot at pursuing officers.   Neither officer was hit by the gunfire. One officer sustained minor injuries from flying debris. Officers […]

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25Dec

CORVALLIS POLICE INVESTIGATE OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IN ALBANY

Albany, Ore. – On Friday, December 24, 2021, at 6:00 p.m., Albany Police Officers responded to the area of 9th Avenue and SE Jackson Street to contact an adult male suspect for Violation of a Restraining Order.   During the encounter Albany Police Officer Jim Estes advised the male suspect had a knife and told […]