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16May

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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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 […]

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31Jan

Fatal Vehicle vs Pedestrian Crash Linn County

Linn County, Ore. – On Sunday, January 30, 2022, at approximately 7:42 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian crash on Hwy 34 near milepost 16 west of Denney School Road.   Preliminary investigation revealed a pedestrian, identified as Lanny R. Aerni (71) of Lebanon, was in the […]

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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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05Jan

FATAL CRASH ON INTERSTATE 5 – LINN COUNTY

Linn County, Ore. – On Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at approximately 1:50 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash on Interstate 5 near milepost 220.   Preliminary investigation revealed a southbound Chrysler PT Cruiser, operated by Michael Elliott (79) of Sublimity, collided with a Volvo semi-tractor that was […]