Jordan Stephens escaped prisoner Oregon Salem Marion Douglas
16Jun

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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06May

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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05Apr

Florence Woman Dies in Fatal I-5 Vehicle vs Pedestrian Crash

Roseburg, Ore. – On April 5, 2022, at about 5:42AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle vs pedestrian crash on Interstate 5 NB near milepost 132, north of Roseburg.   Preliminary investigation revealed that a Dodge utility truck operated by, Garry Davis, age 57, of Roseburg, was traveling northbound and […]

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03Mar

Property Tax Scam Alert – Douglas and Lane County

Lane County, Ore. – Residents in Douglas County are reporting that scammers impersonating Assessment and Taxation employees are showing up at homes and demanding payment for owed taxes.   Lane County Assessment & Taxation employees will NEVER demand payment in person or in cash and gift cards. They also work during normal business hours and […]