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 […]

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02Apr

Fatal Head-On Crash Leaves Two Dead – 126W

Veneta, Ore. – On Friday, April 01, 2022, at approximately 10:08 PM, Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a report of two- vehicle collision on Highway 126W near milepost 46.   Preliminary investigation revealed an eastbound Black Chrysler 300, operated by Kristi Rose (54) of Veneta, left its lane of travel and collided […]

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22Mar

Being an Oregon State Trooper looks a little different than people think

Dalles, Ore. – A quick decision and selfless act by OSP Sergeant Calloway stopped a wrong-way driver and quite possibly saved lives.   On March 18, 2022, starting at about 6:00 PM, OSP received several driving complaints regarding a white Ford Mustang. The driver of the Mustang was reported to be operating erratically on Interstate […]

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28Feb

Fatal Crash HWY 126W Walton

Walton, Ore. – On February 27, 2022, at approximately 05:49 PM, Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a report of a two-vehicle head on collision on Hwy 126W near milepost 28.   Preliminary investigation revealed an eastbound silver Hyundai Santa Fe, operated by Sadie Ann Cervantes (24) of Florence, left its lane of […]

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18Feb

OSP PATROL CONDUCTING SATURATION PATROLS

Oregon, – Starting today, February 18, 2022, and running through Monday, February 21, 2022, the Oregon State Police Patrol Troopers from Salem, Albany, Springfield, Roseburg, Grants Pass, Central Point, Portland, Pendleton, La Grande, and Ontario area commands are conducting a high visibility saturation patrol that will be focusing on Interstate 5, Interstate 205 and Interstate […]

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15Feb

CRIME STOPPERS OF OREGON MOST WANTED – LEONARD EDWARDS

Portland, Ore. – The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public’s help to locate 18-year-old Leonard Edwards, wanted for murder in connection with the August 2021 homicide of Johnny Polanco.   On August 20, 2021, 30-year-old Johnny Polanco was shot and killed in the parking lot 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

03Feb

Oregon State Police Seeking Public Assistance-Fatal Crash

Lane County, Ore. – On Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at approximately 8:48 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian crash on Interstate 5 near milepost 191.   Preliminary investigation revealed a pedestrian, identified as Gale Rodgers (61) of Springfield, was struck by a southbound vehicle on Interstate 5. […]