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Linn County Sheriff’s Office Log: Sept. 18 – 24

Sept. 18

Dog Complaint, 7:55 a.m., Gilkey Road, Scio. Picked up deceased dog.

Suspicious Circumstances, 6:08 p.m., SW Beech Street, Scio. Deputies unable to reach caller to take report.

Suspicious Vehicle, 7:45 p.m., Camp Morrison Drive, Scio. Contacted vehicle at Bilyeu Den County Park after hours. Occupants unaware it was closed and they were trying to catch Pokemon.

Traffic Stop, 8:21 p.m., SE Hazel Street/S First Avenue, Mill City. Driver warned for moving violation.

Traffic Hazard, 8:59 p.m., Kingston-Jordan Road, Scio. Semi driver was lost and needed directions.

Warrant, 9:51 p.m., S First Avenue, Mill City. Deputies attempted to locate a wanted individual but were unable to.

Sept. 19

Fatal Accident, 12:15 a.m., Richardson Gap Road, Scio. Fatal motorcycle crash vs elk.

Warrant, 9:22 a.m., SE Fairview Street, Mill City. Female, 44, of Salem was cited in lieu of custody on a warrant out of Mill City Municipal Court.

Theft, 2:20 p.m., SW Evergreen Street, Mill City. Deputies took a report of stolen registration tab.

Trespass, 2:25 p.m., N Main Street, Scio. Deputies responded to shoplifting call involving juveniles. Business owner requested juveniles not be charged but given trespass advisements. Contacts with principal, juveniles and parents made.

Theft, 2:55 p.m., E Gates Bridge, Gates. Report of a wallet stolen from pickup. Ongoing investigation.

Suspicious Vehicle, 3:53 p.m., Myers Place/Loma Drive, Scio. Vehicle gone prior to deputy’s arrival.

Harassment, 3:53 p.m., SE Hazel Street, Mill City. Caller being harassed by ex-spouse. Ex-spouse was told to cease all contact.

Juvenile Complaint, 6:02 p.m., SE Fairview Street, Mill City. Five juveniles were boxing in park. None of them were in distress and seemed to be having a great time.

Person Assist, 6:28 p.m., SE Grove Street, Mill City. Deputy spoke with caller who had questions about an ongoing neighbor dispute.

Person Assist, 10:43 p.m., NW Ninth Avenue, Mill City. Deputy provided directions to a group of people who were in desperate need of gas.

Traffic Stop, 11:37 p.m., NE Wall Street/N First Avenue, Mill City. Driver warned for expired tags.

Sept. 20

Park Patrol, 1:08 a.m., SE Fairview Street, Mill City. Kimmel Park.

Traffic Stop, 2:57 a.m., Kingwood Avenue, Mill City. Driver warned for equipment violation.

Suspicious Vehicle, 4:14 a.m., 14th Street, Lyons. Female sleeping in car at Freres parking lot. Deputies spoke with female for several minutes about safer options and battling addiction.

Traffic Stop, 5:49 a.m., SE Kingwood Avenue/S First Avenue, Mill City. Log truck stopped for speed.

Warrant, 10:05 a.m., S First Avenue, Mill City. Deputies attempted to contact a wanted person but were unable to locate.

Traffic Stop, 11:55 a.m., Lyons-Mill City Drive, Mill City. Driver warned for no front license plate.

Traffic Stop, 12:01 p.m., Lyons-Mill City Drive, Mill City. Male, 38, of Mill City was cited on a warrant.

Traffic Hazard, 1:07 p.m., Ede Road/Fish Hatchery Drive, Scio. Deputy responded to cattle at large. Cattle were gone upon deputy’s arrival.

Suspicious Vehicle, 2:11 p.m., Rock Creek Road/Pebble Drive, Gates. OSP Fish and Game reported an abandoned fifth-wheel in woods. LCSO has been working with ODF on locating owner and removing the trailer.

Suspicious Circumstances, 3:02 p.m., Main Street, Lyons. Report of theft of bag of ice. Store footage revealed culprit paid for ice but failed to take it when they left the store. No crimes committed.

Traffic Complaint, 3:17 p.m., Lyons-Mill City Drive, Mill City. Deputy unable to locate vehicle.

Suspicious Vehicle, 4:46 p.m., SE Willow Street, Idanha. Request for extra patrol due to suspicious vehicle parked on neighboring property.

Traffic Stop, 5:15 p.m., SW Broadway Street/SW Third Avenue, Mill City. Driver warned for improper display.

Violation of Order, 7:32 p.m., SW Cedar Street, Mill City. Deputy made phone contact regarding questions about a stalking order.

Park Patrol, 10:51 p.m., Hess Road, Scio. Buell-Miller boat ramp.

Sept. 21

Extra Patrol, 7:47 a.m., NW First Avenue, Scio. Centennial Elementary.

Extra Patrol, 10:29 a.m., N Main Street, Scio. Deputies walked through the school during a lockout/evacuation drill.

Suspicious Vehicle, 10:30 a.m., NW Fourth Avenue, Scio. Deputy confirmed a motorcycle a caller had received in trade was not stolen.

Suspicious Person, 12:43 p.m., 15th Avenue/Main Street, Lyons. Male, 47, of Mill City was issued a citation in lieu of custody for his Mill City Municipal Court warrant.

Traffic Hazard, 2:11 p.m., Ede Road/Fish Hatchery Drive, Scio. Deputies responded to loose cow call. When deputies arrived, the owner was actively retrieving the cows. Deputies assisted owner and issued a verbal warning for cows at large.

Extra Patrol, 3:40 p.m., SE Willow Street, Idanha. Extra patrol in Idanha at request of resident.

Traffic Stop, 3:54 p.m., Richardson Gap Road/Fish Hatchery Drive, Scio. Driver cited for driving while suspended violation and issued a written warning for failure to display plate.

Phone Harassment, 4:16 p.m., Loma Drive, Scio. Citizen called to complain about service by Linn County. Deputies spoke to her and she was happy with follow up after the weekend.

Traffic Stop, 5:33 p.m., N Main Street, Scio. Female, 46, of Scio was arrested for driving while suspended felony and two other warrants.

Sept. 22

Motorist Assist, 2:52 a.m., NW Santiam Blvd., Mill City. Deputy gave intoxicated female a ride home.

Runaway, 12:34 p.m., Hungry Hill Drive, Scio. Runaway juvenile located and returned home.

Disturbance, 3:22 p.m., Hungry Hill Drive, Scio. Caller reported a domestic altercation that occurred Jan. 23, 2023, but was now wanting to report. Deputies investigated and will forward to DA for review.

Welfare Check, 5:06 p.m., Crabtree Drive, Scio. Deputies contacted individual who had contacted the crisis line. Spoke with female who did not want to harm herself and did not want deputy contact.

Traffic Complaint, 7:59 p.m., Stayton-Scio Road/Shilling Drive, Scio. Deputies searched for vehicle that was unable to maintain lane and tailgating. Deputies were unable to locate and the caller was not longer following the vehicle.

Traffic Complaint, 8:14 p.m., Elm and Fifth streets, Lyons. Deputies contacted suspect of a driving complaint. Driver did not show any signs of intoxication but admitted he did swerve once because of cell phone usage.

Traffic Stop, 8:18 p.m., Kingston-Jordan Road/Hecht Drive, Scio. Driver cited for failing to stop at a stop sign.

Suspicious Vehicle, 10 p.m., SE Fairview Street, Mill City. Car parked at Kimmel Park. Deputies contacted group of people who were from out of town and were unaware of park rules.

Warrant, 10:29 p.m., SW Evergreen Street, Mill City. Male, 48, of Mill City was issued a citation in lieu of custody.

Suspicious Person, 10:37 p.m., NE Alder Street, Mill City. Multiple calls regarding a female who was acting suspicious and knocking on doors. Deputies arrived minutes later; unable to locate. Suspicious Person, 11:01 p.m., NE Santiam Blvd., Mill City. Multiple calls regarding a female who was acting suspicious and knocking on doors. Deputies arrived minutes later but were unable to locate the female. No crimes reported.

Sept. 23

Suspicious Vehicle, 12:37 a.m., SE Fairview Street/SE Fifth Avenue, Mill City. Deputies contacted vehicle in park after hours. Male was advised of park rules.

Suspicious Vehicle, 12:40 a.m., SE Fairview Street/SE Fifth Avenue, Mill City. Contacted vehicle in park after hours. Vehicle was full of juveniles who were out past curfew. One juvenile was on probation and was transported to Linn Benton Juvenile Detention for probation violation.

Assault, 10:10 a.m., NE Santiam Blvd., Mill City. LCSO received calls from a third party reporting a possible assault. Deputies responded to locate the reported male victim but were unable to locate.

Fraud, 11:09 a.m., Highway 226, Scio. Incident documented.

Trespass, 11:54 a.m., Greenway Drive, Gates. Caller reported her ex-husband was violating a court order.

Suspicious Person, 3:04 p.m., Stayton-Scio Road/Sandner Drive, Scio. Deputies spoke with male gathering cans from ditch.

Suspicious Circumstances, 3:53 p.m., SE Kingwood Avenue, Mill City. Responded to a suspicious person around Mill City and were unable to locate. No crimes.

Traffic Hazard, 5:07 p.m., Zeleny Road, Scio. Vehicle reportedly blocking a private gate. Gone when deputy arrived.

Domestic Disturbance, 9:33 p.m., N Main Street, Scio. Deputies responded to the area of a rolling domestic violence and were unable to locate vehicle. Vehicle is registered outside the area and the appropriate law enforcement agency was contacted to conduct a welfare check.

Domestic Disturbance, 10:30 p.m., SW Beech Street, Scio. Deputies responded to a verbal domestic. Parties separated and no crimes were reported.

Sept. 24

Assault, 2:52 a.m., Trask Road/Lyons-Mill City Drive, Lyons. Female reported she was punched in the face by her children’s father. Ongoing investigation.

Accident, 8:27 a.m., Freeman Road/Highway 226, Scio. Single-vehicle, non-injury crash.

Animal Complaint, 10:35 a.m., SE Fourth Avenue, Mill City. Caller reports someone had shot their cat in the rear with a BB gun. Ongoing investigation.

Weapon Offense, 1:50 p.m., SE Second Avenue, Mill City. Male, 40, of Mill City was arrested for unlawful use of a weapon.

Suspicious Person, 7:12 p.m., NW Second Avenue, Scio. Male reported suspicious female leaving area after a vehicle alarm was going off. No crimes reported.

Suspicious Person, 10:51 p.m., S First Avenue, Mill City. Male, 27, of Mill City was cited in lieu of custody for an outstanding warrant.

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