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 […]

high speed chase arrest Salem Marion County Oregon
02May

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 […]

OSP seeking info on I5 shooting
09Apr

OSP SEEKING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE – SHOOTING ON INTERSTATE 5

Salem, Ore. – On April 8, 2022, at approximately 8:50 A.M., OSP was notified of a shooting on Interstate 5 southbound near MP 258 (Portland Rd NE) in Salem.   Preliminary information indicates a confrontation between two motorists resulted in a shooting. The names of the involved subjects will not be released at this time […]

marion county homicide investigation
01Mar

Deputies Investigating Suspicious Death in East Salem

Salem, Ore. – On February 25, 2022, investigators were called to the scene of a suspicious death on Vernon Street NE near Herrin Road NE in the unincorporated area of East Salem. Investigators spent several hours processing the scene and canvasing the surrounding area.   The victim has been identified as Roberto Gorie (37) of […]

10Feb

OSP Troopers Apprehend Carjacking Suspect After Pursuit

Marion County, Ore. – On February 10, 2022, at about 9:20 am, Oregon State Police Troopers at the Salem Area Command were sent information from Woodburn Police Department regarding an attempt to locate a stolen BMW SUV.   The suspect had used physical force to steal the vehicle in the Woodburn area. Probable cause existed […]

officer involved shooting
07Feb

OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING INVESTIGATION SALEM POLICE DEPARTMENT

Salem, Ore. – On Monday, February 7th, 2022, at approximately 12:37 AM, Salem Police officer Griffin McDowell attempted a traffic stop on a gold 1995 Mercedes in NE Salem. Instead of pulling over, the driver of the Mercedes fled from the officer in the vehicle.   The suspect ultimately drove to Northgate Park, in the […]

meth bust marion county oregon state police
07Feb

OSP TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO METH AND WEAPONS SEIZED- MARION COUNTY

Salem, Ore. – On February 6, 2022, at approximately 12:40 P.M., an Oregon State Police Trooper from the Salem Area Command stopped a 2017 Nissan Rogue on Interstate 5 northbound near milepost 255 for a traffic violation.   During the contact, the Trooper observed signs of criminal activity and items related to drug use. Troopers […]

motorcycle crash
29Jan

Fatal Motorcycle Crash HWY 99 E – Marion County

Woodburn, Ore. – On Friday, January 28, 2022 at approximately 1:25 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a motorcycle crash on Hwy 99E near milepost 34.   Preliminary investigation revealed a southbound Kawasaki motorcycle, operated by David Johnson (54) of Woodburn, was traveling at high rate of speed when it left […]