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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.

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.

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.

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.

Trip goes to hail

On April 1 at 11:05 a.m. a northbound vehicle near milepost 152 of US highway 101 slid on hail during a sudden hailstorm.
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