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Linn County Sheriff’s Office Log: July 12 – 18

July 12

Extra Patrol, 1:05 a.m., SW Evergreen Street, Mill City. Neighborhood patrol south of Mill City. All seemed quiet.

Extra Patrol, 1:28 a.m., Ridge Drive, Scio. Extra patrol of a house under construction with a past of being burglarized.

Extra Patrol, 1:58 a.m., Miller Cemetery Road, Scio. Extra patrol of an abandoned house with a past of being burglarized.

Dog Complaint, 9:14 a.m., Highway 226/Richardson Gap Road, Scio. Deputies observed dogs  near the road and made sure the dogs ran back to their property.

Theft, 10:33 a.m., NW First Avenue, Scio. Caller left her purse on the ground outside her residence When she returned purse was gone. $2,000 loss.

Warrant, 11:16 a.m., Stayton-Scio Road, Stayton. Male, 32, of Mill City arrested on warrant out of Linn County.

Extra Patrol, 12:39 p.m., Miller Cemetery Road, Scio. Security check of a vacant residence. Residence appeared secure. No one located property.

Dog Complaint, 2:47 p.m., SW Third Avenue/SW Broadway Street, Mill City. Deputy attempted contact with dog owner over dog violations.

Theft, 7:07 p.m., SW Alder Street, Scio. Caller wanted his keys back from an ex-girlfriend. Ex agreed to mail the keys to the caller.

Suspicious Person, 8:48 p.m., Hess Road, Scio. Possible intoxicated male causing a disturbance at Buell boat ramp. No one was at the boat ramp when deputies arrived.

DUII, 9:32 p.m., Highway 226/Jordan Road, Scio. Male, 24, of Stayton arrested and transported to Linn County Jail, where he refused a breath test. Search warrant was obtained and blood and urine samples were taken. He was cited and released for DUII.

July 13

Traffic Stop, 4:27 a.m., SE Kingwood and SE Fourth avenues, Mill City. Driver cited for 40 MPH in 25 MPH zone.

UUMV, 8:20 a.m., NW First Avenue, Scio. Caller reported theft of a work trailer full of tools and other materials. Marion County Sheriff’s Office recovered the trailer and caller responded to the scene.

Dog Complaint, 9:15 a.m., SW Broadway Street, Mill City. Dog owner cited for dog at large.

Animal Complaint, 10:23 a.m., Bull Drive, Lyons. Deputy responded to call of a stray horse. Deputy located owner and horse was returned. Owner warned for livestock at large.

Counter Traffic, 10:51 a.m., NE First Avenue, Scio. Citizen spoke with a deputy regarding multiple civil issues and previous criminal conduct against her neighbor. Deputy provided citizen with multiple options and documented the information at her request.

Found Property, 11:54 a.m., S First Avenue, Mill City. Found credit cards turned into Mill City City Hall.

Theft, 12:55 p.m., N Main Street, Scio. Deputy responded to report of theft of empty cans.

Suspicious Person, 1:28 p.m., Highway 226, Scio. Deputy responded to report of theft of empty cans.

Parking Complaint, 3:45 p.m., Highway 226, Scio. Deputy contacted vehicle in no parking zone. Owner moved vehicle without incident.

Juvenile Complaint, 5:13 p.m., Third Street, Scio. Caller reported an issue with a juvenile in the neighborhood trespassing and causing damage to a package. Incident was handled on scene.

Phone Harassment, 5:38 p.m., Kapok Street, Lyons. Caller is having problems with her daughter-in-law. Deputies discussed the problems and some possible remedies.

Accident, 5:59 p.m., NW Santiam Blvd., Mill City. Citizen crashed his vehicle in front of Giovanni’s Mountain Pizza while following a vehicle towing a boat. Driver said a vehicle was stopped in the road and he did not have enough time to stop so he turned into the ditch.

July 14

Accident, 11:17 a.m., Stayton-Scio and Cole School roads, Stayton. Driver was cited for careless driving, no valid operator’s license and driving uninsured after causing a non-injury motor vehicle crash. 

Fraud, 12:17 p.m., Crackerneck Drive, Scio. Caller believed she was a victim of a Medicare scam. The caller advised on how to protect herself against ID theft.

Domestic Disturbance, 6:27 p.m., NE Third Avenue, Mill City. Female, 51, of Grants Pass was arrested on outstanding Oregon State Parole Board felony warrant and transported to Linn County Jail. Female also cited and released at the jail for disorderly conduct and driving while revoked – felony.

Juvenile Complaint, 8:30 p.m., Jordan Road, Scio. Caller made complaints regarding individuals utilizing a popular swimming location.

July 15

Dog Complaint, 1:13 a.m., Main Street, Lyons. Deputies responded to a barking dog complaint.

Accident, 4:28 p.m., Lyons-Mill City Drive, Lyons. Single-vehicle in the creek. No injuries.

Shots Heard, 6:20 p.m., SW Ivy Street, Mill City. Resident shooting a BB gun at logs on his own property, which in the county.

Shots Heard, 8:56 p.m., Jordan Road, Scio. Caller believed to have heard a dozen gunshots. Deputies found a used “10-shot Overlord” firework where the caller described.

Traffic Hazard, 9:04 p.m., Lyons-Mill City Drive, Lyons. LCSO assisted STR Towing with traffic control while recovering a crashed vehicle.

July 16

Theft, 12:23 a.m., Gates School Road, Gates. House-sitter noticed a drift boat missing from the property.

Traffic Stop, 12:53 p.m., SE Fairview Street, Mill City. Driver warned for white lights to the rear.

Robbery, 12:54 p.m., Dogwood Street, Lyons. Male went to a house demanding his stolen tools. Male then menaced the resident with a pool stick while stealing the resident’s belongings. Male, 56, of Sublimity was located and taken into custody for Robbery II, Menacing and Theft II (by receiving). He was lodged at Linn County Jail.

Traffic Stop, 1:28 p.m., Highway 226, Scio. Driver cited for running a stop sign and nearly colliding with a deputy.

Found Dog, 2:52 p.m., Railroad Street, Scio. Loose dog located on caller’s property. The dog came from a few blocks away and the person taking care of it responded to pick it up.

Warrant, 7:57 p.m., SW Linn Blvd., Mill City. Male, 43, of Mill City cited in lieu of custody on a Marion County Circuit Court warrant.

Forest Timber Patrol, 8:05 p.m., Quartzville Road, Idanha. Deputies patrolled for a missing person. Deputies located the missing person’s vehicle. Missing person’s family member called to advise he was located.

Accident, 9:30 p.m., SW Linn Blvd., Mill City. Caller had questions regarding a fender bender on private property.

July 17

Assault, 7:29 a.m., SE Fairview Street, Mill City. Deputies investigated a domestic violence strangulation incident.

Burglary, 8:35 a.m., Jordan Road, Scio. Damage to the window of the Catholic church.

Suspicious Circumstance, 1:42 p.m., Sixth Street, Lyons. Deputies looked for male attempting to report an incident. Male was not in the area and did not provide further information.

Found Property, 1:47 p.m., Larwood Drive, Scio. Caller found mail in the ditch near her residence. Mail came from two different residences on Rodgers Mountain Loop and was returned to those addresses.

Traffic Stop, 5:29 p.m., Rodgers Mountain Loop, Scio. Driver warned for speeding.

Suspicious Circumstance, 7:08 p.m., Stayton-Scio Road, Scio. Suspicious male seen going through a mailbox and was scared off by the caller. Deputies were unable to locate the male.

Civil Dispute, 7:30 p.m., SW Parkside Drive, Mill City. Caller reported a civil issue related to joint property and a pending divorce.

Extra Patrol, 10:25 p.m., River Loop Road, Lyons. Extra patrol at a vacant house.

Extra Patrol, 11:18 p.m., Main Street, Lyons. Patrol at a vacant house.

July 18

Assault, 10:30 a.m., Ash and 13th streets, Lyons. Physical harassment between two males.

Counter Traffic, 3:18 p.m., S First Avenue, Mill City. Deputy spoke to a citizen regarding traffic complaint, suspicious behavior from neighbor.

Harassment, 3:19 p.m., Fifth Street, Lyons. Civil dispute over landlord-tenant rights and property.

Suspicious Circumstance, 6:16 p.m., NW Beech Street, Scio. Deputies gave advice to someone on how to secure their property.

Shots Heard, 4:02 p.m., SW Ivy Street, Mill City. Caller reported hearing a gunshot in the area but could not provide any other information Information logged.

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