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Stolen vehicle chase ends in crash

NEWPORT-- A chase originating near Agate Beach on July 8, ended in Newport after the suspect hit a vehicle, sending the other driver to the hospital.

Alcohol, meth-fueled stolen vehicle court trip sends transient to jail

Police responded to Newport's Shell gas station Monday, where a reportedly transient male allegedly stole a vehicle after drinking alcohol and doing meth to make it to a court appointment.

Domestic dispute, stolen vehicles and an RV chase in Newport

Newport Police have a man in custody and a woman under investigation after responding to a domestic disturbance Tuesday night, finding a stolen vehicle a few hours later and engaging in a 14-mile stolen RV chase Wednesday morning.

Santa strolls Highway 101 with BB gun in Newport

Newport Police responded Thursday afternoon to a man dressed as Santa Claus walking on Highway 101 with a handgun.

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...

Newport woman arrested for arson, injures officer to boot

Twenty-four-year-old Newport woman Ashley Hunt was arrested for arson Sunday night for allegedly setting the 4-plex where she lives on fire.

Newport murder suspect in custody

Newport Police responded Wednesday to reports of a male who had been shot at 811 SE 5th Street in Newport.

‘Good girl’ finds pound of meth in Newport drug bust

Newport Police K9 Zoe was instrumental in the discovery of a large amount of different drugs at a home in Newport Wednesday based off a tip.

Doggy detective Zoe added to Newport police force

K9 Zoe and her handler, Officer Aaron Bales, recently passed their Oregon Police Canine Association (OPCA) certification test to become a Certified Narcotic Detection Team.

Lengthy investigation leads to arrest of two men on felony drug charges

A specialized drug response team and a canine played a key role last week in the arrest of two Newport men following the discovery of a large amount of drugs, money and a weapon.

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