Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Crime

Wanted driver escapes jail

Oregon State Police Trooper David Wertz was 10 miles east of Newport on April 28 at approximately 8:49 p.m. when he stopped a wanted felon but let him go after pandemic-leery jailers refused to lock him up.

Salem man ends high-speed chase with crash

Lincoln City Police were involved in a high-speed chase through the city early Wednesday morning that ended with a Salem man in custody after he was extricated from a vehicle he crashed.

Cottage Grove surfers cited for trespassing at Otter Rock beach access

Two Cottage Grove surfers were cited for trespassing Monday after a Lincoln County Sheriff's deputy spotted them climbing over a fence at a beach access point in Otter Rock.

Vandals seek better view

On April 15, Trooper Brian Eskridge of Oregon State Police responded to a report of vandalism at Devil's Punch Bowl State Park.

Two involved in bank brouhaha

On April 15, Oregon State Police responded to assist the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for a domestic disturbance occurring at the Umpqua Bank in Waldport, OR.

Spear diver finds hot guns

On April, 11 at approximately 10:13 a.m., the Oregon State Police was contacted by a spear fisherman who had located three firearms in the ocean near Rocky Creek State Park.

New details in officer-involved shooting in Lincoln City

Oregon State Police have released the names of Lincoln City Police officers involved in a shooting in front of Rite Aid April 2 that resulted in the fatality of an Idaho man.

Otis armed robbery fugitive in custody after high-speed chase

Wanted fugitive Jacob Leeland Lunstedt was taken into custody today after a tip to Salem Police led to his capture by local law enforcement after a high-speed chase on Forest Service Road 1726.

Too slow, too shaky, too busted

On April 6 at approximately 12:40 a.m., OSP Trooper Zach Taylor initiated a traffic stop on a silver Mitsubishi Lancer on US-101 milepost 145 near the Newport Airport.

Officers use deadly force in Lincoln City

Lincoln City Police officers shot and killed a man late Thursday night who witnesses say was wielding a knife and "acting crazy."
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