Inmate Who Died Had Bacterial Infection

ALBANY, Ore. — The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says an inmate who died at the Linn County Jail earlier this week had a bacterial infection. The Sheriff’s Office says 42-year-old Samantha Robinson of Lebanon was arrested on drug-related charges last week. The department says before Lebanon police officers took her to jail, they¬†first took her … Continue reading »

Inmate Dies at Linn County Jail

ALBANY, Ore. — The death of an inmate at the Linn County Jail is under investigation. Deputies say 42-year-old Samantha Robinson from Lebanon died Monday morning from what appears to be a medical condition. She was arrested last week on heroin charges. Staff members say on Friday they treated her for flu-like symptoms. They say … Continue reading »

Scio Man Arrested for Domestic Assault

SCIO, Ore — Linn County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a man they say viciously assaulted a woman at a home in Scio. According to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded to a domestic disturbance call at SW 2nd place in Scio early Monday morning. When they arrived, they discovered the female resident of the house had … Continue reading »

Woman Faces Charges for Deadly Crash

LINN COUNTY, Ore- Five months after a deadly crash on Highway 34, a Blodgett woman now faces criminal charges. Oregon State Police arrested 36-year old Valorie Carrigan on Wednesday after she was indicted by a Linn County Grand Jury on charges of First Degree Manslaughter, Second Degree Assault and two other felony counts. The arrest … Continue reading »