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Troopers Assaulted, June 11

On June 10, 2018 Oregon State Troopers located a vehicle that  was believed to be involved in a domestic dispute that was being investigated by the Columbia County Sheriff's Department. As they were...
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Child Sex Crimes in Douglas Co., June 8

In May 2018, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a report of child sexual abuse. 52 year-old Yoncalla resident Thomas E. Morin named the suspect in the case.  The victim was known to Morin....
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Homicide Suspect Captured, June 8

Gavin Smith-Brown was taken into custody Thursday mornning, June 7, 2018, by Washington County Law Enforcement.  Smith-Brown was not taken into custody as a result of a tip, however the Tri-County Major...
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Portland Midsummer Festival, June 8

The Portland Midsummer Festival marks its upcoming 90th year with an Oregon Heritage Tradition designation by the Oregon Heritage Commission. Other Oregon Heritage Traditions include Medford’s Pear Blossom...
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Historic Cemeteries Commission, June 8

The Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries will meet by conference call at 1 p.m. on June 8. Its agenda includes approval of Oregon Historic Cemeteries Grants. The meeting is open to the public and the...
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Police Academy Graduation, June 8

The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) is pleased to announce the graduation of its 378th Basic Police Class. The Basic Police Class is 16-weeks in length and includes dozens of...
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Search for Homicide Suspect, June 7

On June 3, 2018, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Oregon State Police along with members from the Tri County Major Crime Team responded to Crooked River Ranch on the report of homicide - refer to previous...
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Fallen Bend Firefighter, June 7

To honor and remember the fallen Bend Fire Department firefighter, Rhett Larsen, who died in a tragic vehicle accident last Saturday, there will be a memorial service at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds on...