Sergeant Shot Last Year, Back to Work

CORVALLIS, Ore. – It has been just over a year since a Benton County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant was shot on duty, but his recovery, that some may call nothing short of a miracle, allowed him to return to patrol Monday. Sergeant David Peterson with the Benton County Sheriff’s Office was working a swing shift on … Continue reading »

Gunman Pleads Guilty to Shooting 2 Cops

CORVALLIS, Ore.– A gunman has pleaded guilty in the shooting of two law enforcement officers in Albany last August. Demecio Cardenas, Jr. pleaded guilty to several charges, including attempted aggravated murder and assault. Cardenas shot and injured Benton County Sheriff’s Sgt. David Peterson and Salem police Corporal Andrew Connolly. Peterson recalls the night of he was … Continue reading »