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1 City of Salem Reports Hydraulic Oil Release Into Pringle Creek
Sunday August 18, 2019, 9:18 PM
SALEM, Oregon - The City of Salem reports that a hydraulic oil spill occurred on August 17, 2019 at approximately 4:00 p., into Pringle Creek near 315 Commercial Street SE. The release occurred when a contractor working for the City was in the process of demolishing old structures from the former Bo ... [More]    
2 Scooter Versus Bicycle Crash Investigation
Sunday August 18, 2019, 9:17 PM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, August 17, 2019 at about 5:30 p.m., amidst demonstrations occurring in a small area of downtown Portland, PPB Traffic Division officers were called to assist with an injury crash at Southwest Broadway and Southwest Yamhill Street. The crash involved a motor-assisted s ... [More]    
3 Man Throwing Items From Window Arrested
Sunday August 18, 2019, 9:16 PM
Man Throwing Items From Window Arrested
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 9:49 P.M., North Precinct Officers were dispatched to the 6900 block of North Interstate Avenue on a report of a man throwing items, including furniture, out of his 3rd story apartment window, causing damage to vehicles below.

The suspect, ... [More]    

4 Right and Left-wing Factions Explode in Portland
Sunday August 18, 2019, 6:15 AM
Right and Left-wing Factions Explode in Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon - Six were injured and thirteen arrested as more than 1,200 right-wing demonstrators and counterprotesters descended on downtown Portland on Saturday.

13 were arrested and at least one person was taken to the hospital with injuries. Police removed knives, shields and stun gu ... [More]    

5 Portland Police Summary of Demonstrations on August 17th, 2019
Sunday August 18, 2019, 1:47 AM
On Saturday, August 17th, 2019, the Portland Police Bureau, in collaboration with fifteen law enforcement partner agencies, handled a series of demonstrations and managed calls for service in the City of Portland over the course of nine hours.

PPB's primary goals for the events were to keep ... [More]    

6 Police Seek Help Locating Missing Sisters, 13 and 14-Years-Old
Saturday August 17, 2019, 10:13 AM
Police Seek Help Locating Missing Sisters, 13 and 14-Years-Old
Gresham, Ore. – Gresham Police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating missing sisters, Rabecca and Emma Elkins. The girls, 13 and 14-years-old respectively, left their northeast Gresham home around noon on Aug. 16, reportedly to connect with a teen they met online. Rabecca is described as ... [More]    
7 Beaverton Home Destroyed by Fire
Wednesday August 14, 2019, 3:09 AM
Beaverton Home Destroyed by Fire
BEAVERTON, Oregon - Just after 4:30p.m. this afternoon, callers to 9-1-1 reported smoke and flames coming from a neighbor’s two-story home in the 40 block of SW 150th Avenue in Beaverton. While waiting for emergency responders to arrive at the scene, neighbors retrieved one dog from the back yard of ... [More]    
8 Suspect in May Day Incident Turns Self In on Warrant
Wednesday August 14, 2019, 3:02 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - 37 year-old, Christopher R. Ponte turned himself into the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office on a warrant this evening shortly after 8 p.m. He is lodged at the Multnomah County Detention Center on a single count of Riot and a single count of Assault III. These charges are the resul ... [More]    
9 Portland Locals And Police Prepare for counterprotest against far-right Conservatives
Tuesday August 13, 2019, 3:00 AM
Portland Locals And Police Prepare for counterprotest against far-right Conservatives
PORTLAND, Oregon - Police in Portland are getting ready to control clashes between out-of-state far-right groups who are planning a rally in Portland, and the locals who are against their far right views and anti-fascists ideas. The America's culture wars continue.

Saturday's rally — and the ... [More]    

10 Man Found Dead At Oregon Zoo
Tuesday August 13, 2019, 1:19 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday, August 12, 2019 at 9:49a.m., Central Precinct Officers responded to the Oregon Zoo located at 4001 Southwest Canyon Road on a report of a deceased male in the construction site of a new rhino habitat.

Officers learned that the rhino habitat was still under cons ... [More]    

11 PPB Investigating Shooting-Male Adult Injured
Tuesday August 13, 2019, 1:17 AM
On Monday, August 12, 2019, at 10:11 p.m., East Precinct Officers responded to the area of Southeast 122nd Avenue and Southeast Division Street on a report of an adult male who was shot. Officers arrived and located a male who sustained what appears to be a non-life threatening injury to the leg. He ... [More]    
12 Two Charged for Hoax Bomb Threat at Deschutes County Courthouse
Saturday August 10, 2019, 9:20 AM
EUGENE, Oregon - A federal criminal complaint was unsealed today charging two defendants with placing a hoax bomb at the Deschutes County Courthouse on July 29, 2019.

Kellie Kent Cameron, 31, and Jonathan Tyler Allen, 23, both of Bend, Oregon, were charged with conspiracy to make a threat re ... [More]    

13 Fatal Equipment Accident Near Corvallis
Saturday August 10, 2019, 7:45 AM
At approximately 12:30pm this afternoon, Benton County Sheriff’s Office, Monroe Fire and Corvallis Fire responded to the Hells Canyon area for a report of a road construction equipment accident. Upon arrival it was determined the equipment had been operated by a long time Benton County Public Works ... [More]    
14 Motorcyclist dies in crash on Hwy 101 - Coos County
Friday August 9, 2019, 12:50 AM
On Monday, July 15, 2019 at approximately 10:30 P.M. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 101.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2003 Yamaha Motorcycle, operated by Robert Killough (52) of Bandon, OR. was traveling south on Hwy 101 wh ... [More]    

15 Woman convicted of 'bias crime' gets jail and probation sentence
Tuesday August 6, 2019, 9:53 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - Yesterday, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that 53-year-old Joy Marchenko was convicted of intimidation in the second degree for kicking a baby’s stroller because the child and mother are of a different race.

By pleading guilty, Marchenko admits ... [More]    

16 Kidnap/ Assault Fugitive arrested in yacolt
Sunday August 4, 2019, 9:02 PM
Members of the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Marshall’s Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force and the Southwest Washington Regional SWAT Team combined to arrest Jacob E. Cater, DOB 10/13/82 from a residence in Yacolt today during the service of a search warrant. Cater was wanted on a ... [More]    
17 Man Crushed To Death In Freak Accident Near Albany
Saturday August 3, 2019, 9:24 PM
Man Crushed To Death In Freak Accident Near Albany
On August 2, Linn County Sheriff deputies investigated the death of 62-year-old Ronald Gary Oliver from Lebanon who was crushed by a tree while operating an excavator at Olsen Honey Farms on Pirtle Drive, outside of Albany.

The Linn County 911 Center received a 911 call from Oliver screamin ... [More]    

18 Man Killed in Concordia Neighborhood Homicide
Saturday August 3, 2019, 9:14 PM
PORTLAND, Oregon - he Medical Examiner has completed an autopsy of the victim killed in the Concordia Neighborhood triple shooting. He is 22-year-old Deante S. Strickland. His cause of death was a single gunshot wound to the chest.

The shooting investigation in the Concordia neighborhood ... [More]    

19 Drowning UPDATE at Reeder Beach on the Sauvie Island
Saturday August 3, 2019, 7:54 AM
On Friday, July 26th, 2019, at approximately 5:48 PM, a report came out of an adult male swimmer had gone under the water at Reeder Beach on Sauvie Island. Oregon State Patrol, Portland Fire, American Medical Response(AMR), Portland Air Support, Columbia County Deputies, and Multnomah County River P ... [More]    
20 Get Ready to Get Ready!
Saturday August 3, 2019, 7:52 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. — For the eighth year in a row, NW Natural and the American Red Cross will host “Get Ready” events around the state to help you prepare for natural disasters.

Get Ready is free and open to everyone. This year’s events will be held during August and September across NW Natural’ ... [More]    

21 Woman In Speeding Car Dies After Hitting Tree
Thursday August 1, 2019, 4:52 AM
On 7/31/2019 at 10:32 pm CCSO Deputies and EMS units were dispatched to a single vehicle collision at NE 14th Street and NE 249th Avenue. The 911 caller reported a car had collided with a large tree at this location. Upon arrival, EMS located the vehicle and its driver, who was deceased inside the ... [More]    
22 Man with gun confronts deputies and arrested
Thursday August 1, 2019, 4:47 AM
At about 10 PM last night, two deputies were dispatched to the area of 49th Street and St. Johns Road where a disturbance had been reported. The caller reported hearing a male and female yelling in the area.

At about 1015 PM, two deputies entered an apartment complex in the 3500 block of NE ... [More]    

23 A tectonic plate is dying under Oregon
Monday July 29, 2019, 8:20 PM
A tectonic plate is dying under Oregon
Something was nagging at William Hawley, and it was more about what was missing than what was there.

As a Ph.D. student at the University of California, Berkeley, Hawley is fascinated with the geologic complexities of the Cascadia subduction zone, a giant fault off the coast of the Pacific N ... [More]    

24 Multiple Injuries In Minivan Crash On Highway 22 Near Sheridan
Monday July 29, 2019, 8:09 PM
Sheridan/SW Polk/West Valley Fire Districts responded to a call for service at 3:10 p.m. for a motor vehicle crash on HWY 22 at Mile Post 21. A minivan went off the roadway and struck several signs and landed in a drainage ditch. There were six occupants of the van. It was reported that there were m ... [More]    
25 UPDATE: Toddler's Body found, Parents Dead
Sunday July 28, 2019, 6:51 PM
 UPDATE: Toddler's Body found, Parents Dead
A child’s body was found in a remote part of Montana. While the medical examiner hasn’t confirmed the identity, they believe it is two-year-old Aiden Salcido. Positive identification has not been made, however the decedent was located in the same area that Hannah Janiak and Daniel Salcido were seen ... [More]    
26 Drive By Shooting Incident In Cowlitz County
Sunday July 28, 2019, 6:50 PM
At approximately 1840 hours of July 26, 2019, a Cowlitz County Sheriff's Deputy investigated a suspicious vehicle and learned that a shooting had just occurred. Deputies learned the incident began with a dispute in the 4700 block of Ohio Street, Longview and the shooting occurred on 48th Ave just be ... [More]    
27 Firefighters Battle Pole Barn Fire near Magness Tree Farm in Ladd Hill Area
Sunday July 28, 2019, 5:38 PM
Firefighters Battle Pole Barn Fire near Magness Tree Farm in Ladd Hill Area
SHERWOOD, Oregon - At 2 p.m. this afternoon, multiple calls to 911 came in regarding a fully engulfed barn that was also beginning to collapse at a farm on Wilsonville Road near Edminston Road.

As firefighters from Kinsman Road Station 52 left their fire station to head to the location, the ... [More]    

28 Drowning at Kelley Point Park on the Columbia River
Saturday July 27, 2019, 2:35 AM
On Friday, 7/26/2019, at approximately 10:04 p.m., Multnomah County Sheriff's Office River Patrol deputies responded to a report of a swimmer that had gone under the water near Kelley Point Park on the Columbia River. An MCSO River Patrol unit arrived and began searching the area. At approximately ... [More]    
29 Sex Abuse Investigation
Thursday July 25, 2019, 3:37 PM
SALEM , Oregon - On Monday, July 15, 2019, Oregon State Police Detectives from the Salem Area Command arrested James Allen Moore (80) on one count of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree.

The arrest stemmed from an incident that occurred in early June, when Moore sexually abused a 9 year old fem ... [More]    

30 Bend area resident dies as a result of head on crash on Highway 97
Friday July 19, 2019, 3:34 PM
On Thursday July 18, 2019 Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle head on fatal crash on Highway 97 near milepost 197 in Klamath County.

The investigation revealed that a white 2005 Jeep Liberty was traveling southbound on Highway 97 and for unknown r ... [More]    

 
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