Friday, July 10, 2020

Crime

Lincoln City Police officers arrest identity theft suspects

Lincoln City Police Officer Hayden Tolzman responded to a report of possible identity theft by a male and female at the Shearwater Inn, Sunday, July 5, that led to a foot chase, taser deployment and a stolen gun.

DA says Clark County Seven did not commit bias crime

Seven Clark County men were recently arrested in Lincoln City for illegal fireworks, yelling racial slurs and using Nazi salutes to harass a black family on Independence Day, prompting the Lincoln County District Attorney to issue a statement about the incident.

Father and son dispute leads to attempted murder charges

Oregon State Police say a son used his truck as a weapon against his father after an altercation while driving on Independence Day, nine miles east of Waldport.

K9 Bonni captures hit and run suspect in Newport

Lincoln County Sheriff K9 Bonni and her handler, Deputy Zach Akin, located and apprehended a man alleged to be the perpetrator of a hit and run on Yaquina Bay Bridge Saturday, July 4.

UPDATED: Seven Clark County men arrested for harassment in Lincoln City

Seven Clark County, Wash. men were arrested on Independence Day by Lincoln City Police for harassing a black family, launching illegal fireworks and causing a disturbance on the beach in front of Inn at Spanish Head. 

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.
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