Sunday April 11, 2021

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Former Newport Police officer pleads guilty to sex abuse charges

Former Newport Police Department Sgt. Bradley David Purdom will serve three years' supervised probation and has surrendered his law enforcement license after pleading guilty to two counts of misdemeanor sexual abuse.

Depoe Bay man dies in two-vehicle crash on Highway 101

A 53-year-old Depoe Bay man was killed and five people hospitalized Sunday following a two-vehicle crash on Highway 101 near Beverly Beach.

Police seek help in identifying deceased female found near Roads End

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the body of a deceased female recovered this evening from the ocean in a cove just north of Roads End.

Ban lifted on Central Oregon Coast beach fires

Oregon State Parks has lifted its ban on beach fires on the North and Central coasts due to moisture and longer nights with cooler temperatures.

Woman found in critical condition in creek following Highway 101 crash

A 35-year-old woman was found partially submerged and in critical condition Saturday in a creek in the woods down a steep embankment following a car crash off Highway 101 near Depoe Bay.

Lincoln City Police Crime Log – Aug. 24-30

The Lincoln City Police Daily Crime Log is a public record of police calls.

Ex-Lincoln City councilor, teacher, sex offender dies behind bars at age 66

David Lon Humphrey, a former Lincoln City City Council member and longtime Lincoln County School District teacher, died on Thanksgiving Day at the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution in Pendleton. He was 66.

Highway 101 & Siletz Highway crash; one transported to hospital

Two light SUV's collided shortly after noon Friday at Highway 101 & Siletz Highway.

Suspect sought in bank robbery in south Lincoln City

Police are searching for a suspect in a bank robbery Friday morning at Bank of the West, 4659 SW Highway 101 in Lincoln City.

Oregon State Police seeking public assistance in sex crime near Waldport

OSP is requesting the public’s assistance in obtaining any information from anyone who might have stayed at or passed through Beachside State Park in Waldport from August 10 through August 12.