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Linn County Sheriff’s Office Log: June 26 – 30


EXTRA PATROL, 3:28 a.m., Miller Road, Scio. Extra patrol in an area where a theft was recently reported. No suspicious activity was seen.

LOST ANIMAL, 10:20 a.m., Rodgers Mountain Loop, Scio. Lost horses. Parties exchanged information so horses can be recovered.

FOUND PROPERTY, 12:04 p.m., Fifth Street, Lyons. City employees found a phone at John Neal Park. Thanks to emergency contact information on the phone, deputies were able to identify the owners and return it.

EXTRA PATROL, 12:52 p.m., 18th Street, Lyons. Extra patrol of the abandoned mill.

WARRANT, 2:05 p.m., Main Street, Lyons. Deputies were unable to find the individual.

OUT WITH A VEHICLE, 3:07 p.m., Fir and Fifth streets, Lyons. Deputies responded to abandoned vehicle.

FOREST TIMBER PATROL, 4:32 p.m., Thomas Creek Drive, Scio.

WELFARE CHECK, 4:48 p.m., SW Ivy Street, Mill City. Male, 38, of Mill City was cited and released for a Mill City Municipal Court warrant.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 7:29 p.m., Jefferson-Scio Drive, Scio. Suspicoius vehicle checked on.

CUSTODIAL INTERFERANCE, 8:07 p.m., Cole School Road, Scio. Deputy talked with parent regarding custodial issues.


BURGLARY, 3:17 a.m., SW Ivy Street, Mill City. Deputy responded to landlord-tenant issue and learned of firearms being stolen on a different date.

EXTRA PATROL, 8:28 a.m., Cedar Mill Road, Lyons. Extra patrol of Cedar Mill buildings.

DOG COMPLAINT, 10:33 a.m., SW First Avenue, Mill City. Dog owner issued written warning for violation of dog as a public nuisance.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 1:31 p.m., Drew Drive/Leslie Lane, Scio. Deputies responded to a suspicious circumstance.

EXTRA PATROL, 1:39 p.m., Lyons-Mill City Drive, Mill City.

TRAFFIC STOP, 2:15 p.m., SE Fifth Avenue, Mill City. Female, 27, of Mill City was issued an arrest citation for a Mill City Municipal Court warrant for contempt of court. She was also cited for no operator’s license and driving uninsured. Male, 58, of Mill City was issued an arrest citaion for a Marion County Circuit Court warrant for failure to appear on a UUV charge.

TRAFFIC STOP, 4:04 p.m., Kingwood Avenue/SW Ivy Street, Mill City. Driver cited for 39 MPH in 25 MPH zone.

TRAFFIC STOP, 4:28 p.m., S First Avenue, Mill City. Driver cited for 47 MPH in 25 MPH zone.

WELFARE CHECK, 5:22 p.m., Lyons-Mill City Drive, Lyons. No need of assistance.

FOREST TIMBER PATROL, 5:26 p.m., Straight Creek Road, Idanha.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON, 5:40 p.m., S First Avenue, Mill City. Male exercising with plate carrier on.

JUVENILE COMPLAINT, 11:18 p.m., SW Fourth Avenue, Mill City. Deputies unable to locate juveniles.


SUSPICOIUS VEHICLE, 1:33 a.m., Lyons-Mill City Drive, Mill City. Deputy responded to a suspicious vehicle parked near caller’s property. Deputy searched the property for trespassers and none were found. Caller requested extra patrols.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2:47 p.m., Lyons-Mill City Drive, Lyons. Deputy was alerted to a possible fire by driver. Fire was located at rock pit and fire department was notified. Fire was under control of Lyons Fire Department and property owner was notified.

SEX OFFENDER, 8:48 a.m., Ninth Street, Lyons. Failure to register as a sex offender.

TRAFFIC STOP, 3:48 p.m., SE Juniper Street, Mill City. Male, 55, of Donald was issued an arrest citation for a contempt of court warrant. He was also cited for driving while suspended violation and driving uninsured.

TRAFFIC COMPLAINT, 4:49 p.m., SW First Avenue, Mill City. Family riding scooters on city street. Deputy educated them on Oregon scooter laws.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, 4:56 p.m., Thomas Creek Road, Scio. Deputy located an open gate with locks missing. It was determined the gate was not supposed to be open and locks were either destroyed or stolen. Ongoing investigation.

TRAFFIC STOP, 5:13 p.m., Lyons-Mill City Drive/Kingwood Avenue, Mill City. Driver cited for 71 MPH in 55 MPH zone.

JUVENILE COMPLAINT, 10:06 p.m., SW Broadway Street, Mill City. Deputy contacted four juveniles out past curfew. Deputies escorted juveniles to a residence where they were supposed to be and left them in care of a responsible adult.


Suspicious Circumstances, 12:06 a.m., SW Fourth Avenue, Mill City. Report of a person who banged on another person’s door in the middle of the night. Call was made approximately 1 hour after the incident occurred and deputies were unable to locate.

TRAFFIC HAZARD, 2:24 a.m., Brock Drive/Stayton-Scio Road, Scio. Deputies checked the area after a cow was reported in the road. Deputies were unable to locate.

SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE, 5:09 a.m., Shelburn Drive/W Scio Road, Scio. Deputy contacted male with flat tire. No assistance needed.

PARK PATROL, 7:36 a.m., SE Fairview Street, Mill City. Kimmel Park.

DISTURBANCE, 11:25 a.m., SW Douglas Street/SW Eighth Avenue, Mill City. Deputies were unable to locate the people seen arguing.

NEIGHBORHOOD DISPUTE, 1:25 p.m., Tuckwila Street, Lyons. Civil dispute over easement access. Caller was advised to follow what was outlined in their legal documents in regards to accessing the easement. Non-criminal.

FOREST TIMBER PATROL, 1:46 p.m., Thomas Creek Drive, Scio.

Civil Dispute, 5:10 p.m., Tuckwila Street, Lyons. Continuation of civil matter. Deputies were able to mediate between the parities to come to a partial agreement as well as a neighborhood meeting to address the issues.

ACCIDENT, 7:21 p.m., Meridian Road, Scio. Non-injury.

ACCIDENT, 8:35 p.m., Lyons-Mill City Drive, Lyons. Non-injury, single-vehicle crash into the ditch. Driver was westbound when they failred to negotiate a curve and crashed.

MINOR-IN-POSSESSION, 9:59 p.m., S First Avenue, Mill City. Altercation involving several juveniles. Ongoing investigation.

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