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Linn County Sheriff’s Office Log: May 16 – 22

May 16

Extra Patrol, 1:26 a.m., Cedar Mill Road, Lyons. Person found sleeping in their vehicle asked to move on from private property.

Accident, 8:44 a.m., NW First Avenue, Scio. Car stuck in the ditch and needed a tow to remove it.

Warrant, 9:13 a.m., NW First Avenue, Scio. Female, 50, was issued a citation for failure to appear in Linn County Circuit Court.

Recovered Stolen Vehicle, 10:38 a.m., SW Evergreen Street/SW Sixth Avenue, Mill City. Deputies investigated and assisted Marion County with the recovered stolen vehicle.

Burglary, 11:35 a.m., Main Street, Lyons. A building was unlawfully entered at a business. Ongoing investigation.

Juvenile Complaint, 5:32 p.m., NW First Avenue, Scio. Report of juveniles jumping off a bridge into a creek.

Juvenile Complaint, 6:18 p.m., SW Cedar Street, Mill City. Deputies documented an incident for the caller regarding their child and their ex.

Traffic Stop, 11:23 p.m., N First Ave./NW Alder St. Mill City. Driver cited for driving while suspended violation.

May 17

Warrant, 12:38 a.m., SW Linn Blvd., Mill City. Male, 54, of Lyons was cited in lieu of custody for a Mill City Municipal Court warrant.

Traffic Stop, 1:17 a.m., NW Santiam Blvd./NW Seventh Avenue, Mill City. Driver warned for equipment violation.

Suspicious Vehicle, 2:47 a.m., NW Santiam Blvd., Mill City. Deputies contacted two people going through trash looking for cans. They were asked to keep area clean.

Traffic Stop, 4:44 a.m., NW Santiam Blvd., Mill City. Driver cited for 59 MPH in 40 MPH zone.

Traffic Stop, 9:15 a.m., NW Second Avenue/N Main Street, Scio. Driver warned for moving violation.

Traffic Stop, 9:38 a.m., Stayton-Scio Road, Scio. Driver warned for moving violation.

Traffic Stop, 9:51 a.m., N Main Street/NW Second Avenue, Scio. Driver warned for moving violation.

Traffic Stop, 10:06 a.m., Shilling Drive/Stayton-Scio Road, Scio. Driver warned for moving violation.

Traffic Hazard, 10:24 a.m., Highway 226/Fish Hatchery Drive, Scio. Report of sheep in the road.

Traffic Stop, 3:36 p.m., NE Fifth Avenue, Mill City. Driver warned for failure to register vehicle.

Found Property, 3:47 p.m., Highway 226, Scio. Deputies attempted to find the owner of a found wallet. Wallet was lodged at Linn County Sheriff’s Office.

May 18

Criminal Mischief, 2:20 a.m., N Main Street, Scio. Deputy responded to call about a slashed tire. 

DUII, 8:19 a.m., NW First Avenue, Scio. Deputies responded to a possible drunk driver and were unable to find the reported vehicle. Deputies learned the driver has a revoked license with felony penalties. 

Fraud, 10:43 a.m., Ninth Street, Lyons. Male claimed he lost his card but it did not have any fraudulent uses. Deputies suggested the male cancel his card and answered questions.

Assist Other Agency, 12:18 p.m., SW Hall Avenue, Mill City. Deputies assisted medics on an overdose. 

Criminal Mischief, 12:41 p.m., Crabtree Drive, Scio. Caller reported his window was broken and appeared to be done by a BB gun. No report, just documentation.

Traffic Stop, 2:26 p.m., NW Santiam Blvd., Mill City. Driver warned for failure to renew registration.

Traffic Stop, 2:31 p.m., NE Santiam Blvd./NE Seventh Avenue, Mill City. Driver warned for equipment violation.

Traffic Stop, 2:44 p.m., S First Avenue, Mill City. Driver warned for failure to renew registration.

Traffic Stop, 2:49 p.m., NE Wall Street/NE Santiam Pointe Loop, Mill City. Driver warned for unsignaled turn.

Found Dog, 3:27 p.m., S First Avenue/SE Whitten Road, Mill City. Deputies found a dog wandering the road. Dog ran away and deputies were unable to find dog again.

Fraud, 4:48 p.m., Meridian Road, Scio. Caller reported a male had claimed to be homeland security and stole $1,999 from her through the Zelle app.

Suspicious Person, 6:05 p.m., Hess Road, Scio. Caller reported an aggressive male at the boat ramp.

May 19

Abandoned Vehicle, 6:19 p.m., Fish Hatchery Drive, Scio. Property owner provided with private property tow notices.

Juvenile Complaint, 11:58 p.m., Camp Morrison Drive, Scio. Large gathering in the woods. Deputy talked with the people about traveling safely.

May 20

Suspicious Vehicle, 9:10 a.m., Fish Hatchery and Lombardy drives, Scio. Deputy responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in the area. Vehicle was parked on private property and property owner was contacted.

Criminal Mischief, 4:27 p.m., Highway 226, Scio. CAT front loader stolen and recovered. Value: $100,000.

Traffic Stop, 8:08 p.m., Fish Hatchery and Lombardy drives, Scio. Driver warned for expired registration.

May 21

Firework Complaint, 12:23 a.m., SW Fourth Avenue/SW Alder Street, Scio. Anonymous caller reported fireworks with no address. No deputies were in the area and dispatch did not receive any further complaints.

Traffic Stop, 4:17 p.m., Highway 22, Gates. Driver warned for improper left turn.

Traffic Stop, 9:24 p.m., S First Avenue, Mill City. Driver warned for moving violation.

Traffic Stop, 9:55 p.m., NE Wall Street/N First Avenue, Mill City. Driver warned for moving violation.

May 22

Traffic Stop, 1:03 a.m., NW Santiam Blvd., Mill City. Driver cited for driving while suspended violation.

Intoxicated Subject, 9:51 a.m., Rock Creek Road, Gates. Deputy responded to a residence where parents of an adult male were concerned the male was going to drive intoxicated. Male was in bed upon deputy’s arrival.

Traffic Stop, 12:46 p.m., SW Kingwood and SW Fourth avenues, Mill City. Driver warned for failure to renew registration.

Traffic Complaint, 2:02 p.m., SE Third Avenue, Mill City. Deputy responded to traffic complaint of a dirt bike on the roadway.

Traffic Stop 2:03 p.m., SW Ivy Street/SW Hall Avenue, Mill City. Driver cited for unsignaled turn.

Hit and Run, 3:46 p.m., NE First Avenue/NE Ash Street, Scio. Deputy took a report about a truck that was struck by another vehicle the previous day.

Phone Harassment, 5:52 p.m., Sandner Dr., Scio. Deputy spoke with caller about unwanted text messages.

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