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OSP retrieves human-like bone

YACHATS — Beachcombers who reported a “possible human bone” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 11, were soon met at the scene by Oregon State Trooper Scott Severson.

Man gets poaching ticket in jail

NEWPORT — State Fish and Game Trooper Andrew Butler didn’t have to run down the suspect in a case of alleged poaching on the Siletz River — instead, he found Mosher A. Hall, 37, of Siletz, at the county jail.

Bottles spill in crash

WALDPORT — State Trooper Zach Taylor was sent to an accident scene 15 miles east of here May 8 at 7:53 a.m., where he found a vehicle on its side in the westbound lane and “multiple alcohol containers” spilled across Highway 34.

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.
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Lincoln City Police shooting: ‘Use of Deadly Force’ video and media release

The following video and media release concerning the shooting by Lincoln City Police officers of David A. Xanatos, of Idaho, was released by the Lincoln County District Attorney's Office Friday.

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.

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.

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Courser claims ag abandoned by Schrader

The suddenly-tight race in the fertile U.S. 5th District could hinge on Oregon family farms and rural communities slammed by pandemic and wildfire, claimed the challenger to a six-term incumbent who has severed his official ties to agriculture.

Courser braces Schrader over law and order stand

Mounting the biggest challenge ever to an entrenched incumbent, Congressional candidate Amy Ryan Courser this week drew a stark battle line between her and six-term representative Kurt Schrader over law enforcement in the U.S. Fifth District.

Lincoln County discusses waiver of fees retroactively for wildfire victims

Lincoln County government met Monday to discuss possibly waiving construction fees for victims of the Echo Mountain Complex Wildfire and may do so retroactively to Sept. 8. 

Newport K9 team discovers commercial quantity of meth

Newport Police Officer Hayden Randall and his partner, K9 Nero, were responsible for discovering a commercial quantity of methamphetamine during a routine traffic violation...

NWS issues freeze warning for North, Central Oregon Coast

National Weather Service Portland issued a freeze warning Sunday night for the North and Central Oregon Coasts for 1-10 a.m. Monday.
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