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Linn County Sheriff’s Office Log: Nov. 13 – 20

Nov. 13

Traffic Stop, 7:25 a.m., Kingwood Avenue/Fairview Street, Mill City. Driver warned for equipment violation.

Welfare Check, 1:33 p.m., Dogwood Road, Mill City. Male was fine and did not need assistance.

Traffic Hazard, 2:53 p.m., Fifth Street, Lyons. Semi-truck attempted a U-turn and got stuck in the grass. Deputies assisted with traffic control while the tow truck removed the vehicle.

Welfare Check, 3:54 p.m., SW Ivy Street, Mill City. Everyone was happy and healthy.

Warrant, 6:08 p.m., SE Fairview Street, Mill City. Male, 38, of Mill City was cited in lieu of custody for an outstanding warrant.

Extra Patrol, 8:12 p.m., S First Avenue, Mill City.

Nov. 14

Extra Patrol, 1:24 a.m., SW Evergreen Street, Mill City. Extra patrols at businesses, schools and parks.

Traffic Stop, :27 a.m., Main Street/Apple Loop, Lyons. Male, 63, of Salem was cited in lieu of custody for an outstanding warrant. Male was also cited for driving while suspended, no IID as required and driving uninsured.

Traffic Stop, 10:49 a.m., SE Kingwood and Third avenues, Mill City. Driver cited for 45 MPH in 25 MPH zone.

Traffic Stop, 11:16 a.m., N First Avenue/NE Wall Street, Mill City. Driver cited for driving while suspended.

Forest Timber Patrol, 12:12 p.m., Pyramid Ridge Road, Idanha.

Animal Complaint, 12:18 p.m., Highway 226/Fish Hatchery Drive, Scio. Report of cow in the road. Deputies checked area but cow was gone when they arrived.

Traffic Stop, 1:14 p.m., S First Avenue/SW Evergreen Street, Mill City. Driver warned for unreadable plate.

Park Patrol, 1:32 p.m., SE Fairview Street, Mll City. Kimmel Park. Nothing suspicious.

Traffic Hazard, 1:50 p.m., Providence Drive/Richardson Gap Road, Scio. Deputy assisted owner in gathering stray cattle.

Traffic Stop, 3:12 p.m., NE Wall Street/N First Avenue, Mill City. Driver warned for expired tags.

Traffic Stop, 3:28 p.m., SE King and SE Fifth avenues, Mill City. Driver warned for speed.

Mental Health, 3:34 p.m., Main Street, Lyons. Female with mental health issues reported being followed and attacked. Deputies learned she was not followed and was having a mental health episode. Female was picked up by husband and taken back home.

Event Detail, 6:04 p.m., S First Avenue, Mill City. Deputy attended Mill City council meeting.

Civil Dispute, 7:55 p.m., Ridge Drive, Scio. Deputy spoke to individuals regarding landlord-tenant dispute.

Animal Complaint, 8:10 p.m., SW 11th and Kingwood avenues, Mill City. Deputy spoke with citizen regarding cougar sighting.

Nov. 15

Extra Patrol, 3:57 a.m., SE Fairview Street, Mill City. Crime prevention patrols.

Accident, 10:03 a.m., Jefferson-Scio Drive, Scio. Driver was cited for careless driving and driving without privileges. Passenger was cited for providing a vehicle to an unqualified driver.

Domestic Disturbance, 11:58 a.m., NE Fifth Avenue, Mill City. Deputies were called to the scene of a verbal domestic dispute. It was settled on scene.

Theft, 4:07 p.m., NW First Avenue, Scio. Caller stated about $200 worth of items, along with a padlock, were missing from her laundry storage cubby.

Suspicious Vehicle, 11:21 p.m., N Main Street, Scio. Deputies contacted a group of three juveniles parked in the school parking lot after dark. Nothing suspicious.

Theft, 11:27 p.m., NW Santiam Blvd., Mill City. Theft of two propane tanks from business. Ongoing investigation.

Nov. 16

Suspicious Vehicle, 1:21 a.m., Highway 226/Jordan Road, Scio. Deputies attempted to contact a group of vehicles parked in a no-parking zone near a bridge. When deputies turned around to contact the vehicles, it had already left.

Extra Patrol, 3:29 a.m., Neal Park Road, Lyons. John Neal Park. Nothing suspicious found.

Traffic Stop, 4:32 a.m., SW Linn Blvd./SW 10th Avenue, Mill City. Driver warned for improper display.

Sex Offense, 10:44 a.m., NW Alder Street, Mill City. Report was taken. Ongoing investigation.

Suspicious Person, 12:10 p.m., Main Street, Lyons. Deputy responded to a suspicious person report.

Trespass, 1:31 p.m., SE Hazel Street, Mill City.

Domestic Disturbance, 1:43 p.m., NE Fifth Avenue, Mill City. Deputies were called to a domestic disturbance between two adults. It was settled on scene.

Forest Timber Patrol, 3:18 p.m., Larwood Drive/Richardson Gap Road, Scio.

Shots Heard, 3:34 p.m., Providence Drive, Scio. Deputy responded to report of frequent gunshots. All was quiet upon arrival.

Person Assist, 3:36 p.m., Lyons-Mill City Drive, Lyons. Caller reported elderly female who wandered from home. Husband of female picked her up.

Trespass, 3:39 p.m., SE Sixth Avenue, Mill City. Attempted break-in while house was occupied. The suspect drove away. The area was canvassed by multiple deputies. The subject was not found.

Assist Other Agency, 7:29 p.m., Highway 226, Scio. Deputies assisted OSP with a crash.

Nov. 17

Suspicious Vehicle, 12:59 a.m., Highway 226, Scio. Vehicle parked at scales was warned for trespassing.

Traffic Complaint, 7:17 a.m., Lyons-Mill City Drive, Lyons. The Sheriff’s Office received several complaints over the past week regarding a vehicle driving dangerously. Deputies located the vehicle and the driver was cited for 75 MPH in 55 MPH zone.

Forest Timber Patrol, 7:18 a.m., Larwood Drive/Richardson Gap Road, Scio.

Forest Timber Patrol, 8:30 a.m., Rodgers Mountain Loop/Sledge Road, Scio. Access road to BLM land runs through private residential property, which is gated by the owner. The land is still accessible from Lulay Road.

Dog Complaint, 9:22 a.m., Shilling Drive, Scio. Deputy attempted to locate the dog owner regarding a dog at large complaint but was unable to locate where the dog lives.

Traffic Complaint, 9:30 a.m., Zurfluh Road, Scio. Report of a road hazard. Deputies arrived in the area and did not observe a hazard.

Extra Patrol, 10:22 a.m., NE Santiam Blvd., Mill City. Patrol for speeding. No excessive speeding found at this time.

Recovered Stolen Vehicle, 10:48 a.m., Main and Sixth streets, Lyons.

Juvenile Complaint, 10:50 a.m., SE Hazel Street, Mill City. Parent requests statements given about child being at school documented. Deputy documented caller’s statements about the verbal bullying occurring at school.

Warrant, 12:34 p.m., Apple Loop, Lyons. Female, 31, of Mill City was cited and released for contempt of court warrant and failure to appear warrant out of Lebanon Justice Court and Mill City Municipal Court.

Suspicious Vehicle, 1:23 p.m., NW First Avenue, Scio. Vehicle reported as suspicious was gone when a deputy arrived.

Forest Timber Patrol, 3:52 p.m., Camp Morrison Drive, Scio. Heard some shooting in the distance but didn’t find the source.

Found Property, 4:41 p.m., Main Street, Lyons. Deputies located mail in stolen vehicle. Deputies will attempt to return to owner.

Accident, 8:08 p.m., Highway 22, Mill City. Deputies assisted OSP with non-injury crash.

Extra Patrol, 8:37 p.m., NW Santiam Blvd., Mill City.

Traffic Complaint, 9:30 p.m., NE Alder Street, Mill City. Deputies attempted to locate vehicle in traffic complaint.

Nov. 18

Extra Patrol, 3:08 a.m., SW Evergreen Street, Mill City. Crime prevention patrols at local schools, parks and businesses.

Traffic Stop, 6:19 a.m., NE Santiam and NW Santiam boulevards, Mill City. Driver warned for equipment violation.

Warrant, 7:32 a.m., SE Hazel Street, Mill City. Deputies attempted to arrest a person on outstanding warrants. Negative contact.

Shots Heard, 10:30 a.m., Crabtree Drive, Scio. Deputy checked area for shots heard call.

Forest Timber Patrol, 10:46 a.m., Camp Morrison Drive, Scio.

Dog Bite, 11:31 a.m., SE Juniper Street/SE Fourth Avenue, Mill City. Caller reported her dog was attacked by another dog while on a walk. No injuries.

Warrant, 11:58 a.m., SE Hazel Street, Mill City. Deputies attempted to locate wanted person.

Dog Complaint, 1:10 p.m., NW Cherry Street, Scio. Deputy responded to dog complaint and found the fence was broken. Owners were notified.

Suspicious Person, 1:23 p.m., S First Avenue, Mill City. Deputies talked with male outside of store. Non-criminal.

Bike Traffic, 5:19 p.m., SE Ivy Street/S First Avenue, Mill City. Driver warned for equipment violation.

Suspicious Vehicle, 5:24 p.m., SE Sixth Avenue/SE Fairview Street, Mill City. Vehicle in park after hours. Deputies contacted occupants and learned they were playing Pokemon.

Forest Timber Patrol, 7:58 p.m., Monument Peak Road, Gates. Deputies contacted the start of a bonfire party. No violations occurring. Partiers were asked to keep it under control.

Traffic Hazard, 9:03 p.m., W Scio Road/Jefferson-Scio Drive, Scio. Intoxicated male, 68, was cited for a warrant issued out of Albany.

Suspicious Circumstances, 10:15 p.m., Fish Hatchery Drive, Scio. Caller had questions about an injury on a child.

Nov. 19

Accident, 2:21 a.m., Lyons-Mill City Drive/Cedar Mill Road, Lyons. Non-injury crash.

Forest Timber Patrol, 8:10 a.m., Camp Morrison Drive, Scio.

Suspicious Circumstances, 12:02 p.m., Jefferson-Scio Drive, Scio. Elderly male used a hammer to break all the windows in his own home. Deputy spoke to the male and his sister and documented the incident.

Children Abuse Report, 12:43 p.m., Jordan Road, Scio. Welfare check on child.

Theft, 3:32 p.m., 14th Street, Lyons. Caller reports company vehicle stolen.

Suspicious Vehicle, 4:54 p.m., Stayton-Scio Loop, Scio. Caller reported a vehicle blocking their driveway.

Civil Dispute, 7:26 p.m., SW Cherry Street, Scio. Civil issue over parenting time.

Nov. 20

Person Assist, 12:06 a.m., SW Linn Blvd., Mill City. Deputy assisted intoxicated male who was found in the ditch. Male was given a ride home. It was determined the male had not crashed or driven from any area.

Disturbance, 12:46 a.m., SE Hazel Street, Mill City. Female, 29, of Mill City was arrested and booked at Linn County Jail on outstanding warrants, resisting arrest, aggravated harassment and criminal mischief III.

911 Hang Up, 5:55 a.m., Rodgers Mountain Loop, Scio. Accidental 911 call from Christmas tree farm.

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