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Prisoner Walks Away from Work Crew Van While Stopped at Red Light

Salem, Ore. – Jordan Stephens walked away from a Department of Corrections (DOC) van while being transported back to Santiam Correctional Institution (SCI) from a work crew assignment. While the van was stopped at a traffic light between Liberty and High Street in Salem, Stephens opened the door and ran away from the van. Stephens […]

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Sheriff’s Office Seeks Vehicle in Hit and Run Crash – Elmira

Elmira, Ore. – Deputies responded to the area of Territorial Hwy. near Demming Rd. just after 1:00am this morning after receiving reports of a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash.   Upon arrival they learned that a person assisting someone jumpstart a car was struck by a passing vehicle. The victim was transported to an area hospital […]

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Two Dead – Child Critically Injured – After Linn County Head-On Crash

Sweet Home, Ore. – On May 14, 2022 at approximately 4:45 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy 20 near milepost 23.   Preliminary investigation revealed an eastbound red Mazda 3, operated by Robert Prettyman (33) of Brownsville, swerved across all lanes of traffic onto the westbound […]

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Fatal Head-On Crash – Hwy 233-Yamhill County

McMinnville, Ore. – On Tuesday May 10, 2022 at about 2:30pm, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two vehicle crash on Hwy 233 near mile post 7.   Preliminary investigation revealed that a southbound gray Ford Freestar van, operated by Kristina Swanson (60) of McMinnville, attempted to turn […]

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Driver Flees after Serious Injury Crash on Hwy 97

Chiloquin, Ore. – On May 10, 2022, at approximately 10:16 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a multiple vehicle crash on Highway 97 near milepost 258.   Preliminary investigation revealed a red Honda CRV, operated by an unknown individual, lost control due to weather related conditions and struck a concrete barrier. […]

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Fatal Hit and Run Crash – Douglas County

Wolf Creek, Ore. – On Friday, May 6, 2022,  at approximately 3:00 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian crash on Interstate 5 southbound near milepost 97.   Preliminary investigation revealed a southbound vehicle struck a pedestrian, identified as Jeremy Blondell (45) of Wolf Creek, as he was […]

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High Speed Chase Eventually Leads to Arrest

Salem Ore. – On April 27, 2022 at approximately 1:30 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers from Salem Area Command were advised of a reckless driver eastbound on Highway 22 near milepost 23.   Marion County Sheriff’s Office had attempted to stop the red Lincoln MKZ on Interstate 5, but the vehicle fled, and a pursuit […]

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Springfield Man Sentenced to 36 Months Probation for Homicide

Eugene, Ore – A Springfield man was sentenced on Wednesday to 36 months supervised probation for the death of a Eugene man.     KENNETH LEE MCQUOWN plead guilty to the charge of Criminally Negligent Homicide on April 27, 2022. His driver’s license was suspended for life, and he must spend the next 36 month […]

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Creswell Assault Suspect Charged With Attempted Murder

UPDATE 04/26/2022 8:30 pm:  STEVEN DANIEL WAGES has been booked into the Lane County Jail on the charges of Attempted murder, Assault in the 1st degree, and Unlawful use of a weapon.   Creswell, Ore. – On 04/25/22 at around 7:30PM, deputies from the Lane County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of an injured and […]

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Man Arrested for Misusing 911

Eugene, Ore. – On April 25 at about 3 a.m., a man identified as Avery Allen Boniface, age 23, of Eugene began calling the Eugene Police Department’s non-emergency number.   He called multiple times over the course of several hours without a true purpose or need. He made requests that didn’t make sense and was […]