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Linn County Sheriff’s Office Log: Aug. 16 – 22

Aug. 16

Traffic Stop, 7:46 a.m., Highway 226, Scio. Driver warned for speed.

Suspicious Vehicle, 7:57 a.m., NW Santiam Blvd., Mill City. RV parked on the shoulder camping. Deputies advised them to move along.

UUMV, 9:53 a.m., SW Hall Ave., Mill City. Missing vehicle.

Suspicious Vehicle, 1:56 p.m., S First Ave., Mill City. Vehicle parked in driveway. License plates were seized to be returned to DMV as they did not belong on the vehicle.

Hit and Run, 3:16 p.m., Highway 226/SE Ash Street, Scio. Deputies investigate a hit and run.

Traffic Stop, 4:30 p.m., Richardson Gap Road, Scio. Driver warned for equipment violations.

Aug. 17

Prowler, 3:22 a.m., NW Second Avenue/NW Beech Street, Scio. Deputies responded to possible prowler call of a person running through backyards.

Suspicious Vehicle, 5:11 a.m., N Main Street, Scio. Vehicle belonged to a high school employee.

Harassment, 9:57 a.m., SE Church Street, Idanha. Caller reported another person making false reports and committing perjury in court. After researching the reported incidents, there is no probable cause of a crime being committed.

Suspicious Circumstance, 8:10 p.m., Blowout Road, Idanha. A vehicle caught on fire but was extinguished by the owner.

Aug. 18

Fight Disturbance, 12:19 a.m., Lyons-Mill City Drive/Mowitch Street, Lyons. Caller reported a fight occurring in the roadway but no evidence of such an event was found.

Dog Complaint, 9:08 a.m., E McCully Mountain Drive, Lyons. Deputies checked area for stray dogs and were unable to locate.

Extra Patrol, 10 a.m., Fox Valley Road, Lyons. Deputies conducted an extra patrol at a residence experiencing thefts.

Illegal Camping, 11:01 a.m., Hess Road, Scio. Deputy located a male adult with warrants and arrested him. He was lodged at Linn County Jail.

Park Patrol, 11:29 a.m., Neal Park Road, Lyons. Park patrol at John Neal Park. All seemed in good order.

Dog Complaint, 12:09 p.m., SE Juniper Street, Mill City. Deputies located two dogs at large, one of which got in the patrol vehicle when asked. The other led deputies on a chase through town until stopping where it lives. Deputies returned the dogs to their owner.

Rescue, 3:14 p.m., Pyramid Ridge Road, Idanha. Male, 63, was injured in a bicycle crash. SAR members responded and he was carried approximately 3 miles to safety. 

Traffic Stop, 3:49 p.m., SE Kingwood Avenue, Mill City. Driver cited for no ODL.

Theft, 4:03 p.m., Richardson Gap Road, Scio. Water pump and corrugated pipe valued at about $410 was stolen near a creek.

Traffic Stop, 4:51 p.m., Highway 226/SW Fourth Avenue, Scio. Deputy performed a traffic stop on a vehicle whose plates did not match the vehicle. The information has not been processed through DMV yet.

Aug. 19

Domestic Disturbance, 11 a.m., NE Fifth Avenue, Mill City. Deputies were called to a verbal family disturbance. Both parties were separated.

Juvenile Complaint, 11:26 a.m., Highway 226, Scio. Caller wanted information on how to deal with a neighbor who is playing a radio very loudly and is heard two properties away, usually during the day.

Disturbance, 12:28 p.m., Stayton-Scio Loop, Scio. Caller reported a family disturbance between father and adult son. It was settled on the scene.

Traffic Stop, 3:07 p.m., Myers Place, Scio. Deputy attempted to stop and warn an ATV rider of traffic violations.

Suspicious Circumstance, 5:51 p.m., Pamelia Road, Idanha. Deputy responded to a suspicious person and vehicle. Vehicle was located but male was not. No crime was committed that could be determined. Vehicle was not a hazard.

Theft, 6:38 p.m., N Main Street, Scio. Deputy investigated a theft from a motor vehicle. Approximately $460 worth of items were taken. Ongoing investigation.

Aug. 20

Traffic Hazard, 1:23 p.m., Cole School Road/Sandner Drive, Scio. Caller wanted to report a dump truck that spilled some rock in the roadway.

Accident, 8:54 p.m., Monument Peak Road, Gates. Subjectowing a horse trailer, did not take a corner wide enough and caused the trailer to leave the road and become stuck. The horses were safe and the tow company was able to pull the trailer back onto the road.

Minor in Possession, 9:49 p.m., Camp Morrison Drive/Jordan Road, Scio. Caller reported a party with underage drinking. Deputies responded and did not find any juveniles consuming alcohol. Attendees were cooperative and agreed to keep the event to a minimum.

Aug. 21

Traffic Stop, 12:12 a.m., Crabtree Drive/Highway 226, Scio. Driver cited for 90 MPH in 55 MPH zone.

Suspicious Vehicle, 4:03 a.m., Neal Park Road, Lyons. Deputies informed individuals they were trespassing at a park and needed to move along.

Noise Disturbance, 2:53 p.m., Goar Road, Scio. People making noise while enjoying the water.

Fireworks Complaint, 5:35 p.m., Jordan Road, Scio. Deputies responded to a fireworks complaint.

Elude, 9:30 p.m., S First Avenue/SE Hazel Street, Mill City. Deputies attended a traffic stop on a vehicle. The vehicle eluded them but was found. Ongoing investigation.

Trespass, 11:52 p.m., Fifth Street, Lyons. Deputy responded to a trespass call and the person left the property with assistance.

Aug. 22

Shooting, 8:05 a.m., Main Street, Lyons. Victim had their window shot out by a person unknown to them. Ongoing investigation.

Warrant, 10:49 a.m., Main Street, Lyons. Male, 47, of Aumsville was cited in lieu of custody for a misdemeanor warrant.

Theft, 2:36 p.m., Oupor Drive, Scio. Sometime between 1:30 and 4 p.m. Aug. 21, an unknown subject stole 54 pounds of hamburger, an aluminum hard hard and a pair of Carhartt boots. Total value $445.

Civil Dispute, 4:45 p.m., SE Kingwood Avenue, Mill City. Disturbance between husband and wife over a vehicle which is in both parties names.

Found Property, 5:55 p.m., SE Fourth Avenue, Scio. A wallet was found by a citizen while riding dirt bikes. The owner of the wallet was identified and the deputy is trying to contact him.

UEMV, 6:06 p.m., Kingston-Jordan Road, Scio. Theft of a cell phone. Total value $50.

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