Linn County Law Enforcement Levy Passes

LINN COUNTY, Ore. — Linn County voters approved to extend a four-year law enforcement levy on Tuesday. The levy, which will cost tax payers just over $100 million over the next four years, will go towards the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, the District Attorney’s Office, and the Juvenile Department. “During these tough economic times, for … Continue reading »

Fog Related Crashes

HARRISBURG, Ore. — Law enforcement is blaming the dense fog for multiple crashes along I-5 today. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is warning drivers about poor visibility that is expected to creep in again Sunday tonight. They say they helped Oregon State Police respond to numerous fog-related accidents, mostly in southern Linn County Saturday morning. … Continue reading »

Two Arrested for Lebanon Murder

BRIGHAM CITY, Utah — The Linn County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday the arrest of two men in connection with the murder of a Lebanon man. Police arrested 23-year-old Travis Adam Powers and 20-year-old Daniel Lewis Ambrecht in Brigham City, Utah. Both are from Colorado. Investigators say they’re being held in connection with the murder of … Continue reading »

Fire Investigated as Possible Arson

MILL CITY, Ore. — The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fire at a nail salon as a possible arson. The fire at the Pure Indulgence Nail Salon on Southwest Broadway Street was first reported around 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning. The salon and its contents were seriously damaged. A nearby video rental store … Continue reading »

Search Leads to Two Arrests in Lebanon

LEBANON, Ore. — The search of a Lebanon home led to two arrests Thursday. Jamie and Alejandro Estrella were both taken into custody after detectives found dealer amounts of meth, drug paraphernalia and firearms in the residence, according to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities also found $300 in cash. Both men face charges of … Continue reading »

2 More Suspects Arrested in Kidnap Case

SWEET HOME, Ore. — Detectives arrested two more suspects in a kidnapping case that happened in Sweet Home last weekend. Linn County detectives and Sweet Home police contacted and arrested Karissa Lynett Williams (above left), 33, and Joseph Raphael Gutierrez (above middle), 30, in Sweet Home Tuesday. Daniel Schroeder was the first suspect to be … Continue reading »

Sweet Home Kidnapping Suspect Arrested

LEBANON, Ore. — Linn County deputies arrested a man they say is behind a kidnapping in Sweet Home. Deputies say they found Daniel Schroeder Monday at a Lebanon home. He’s accused of attacking a woman Friday and forcing her to stay in his home until Sunday morning. The woman says that’s when Schroeder went to … Continue reading »

Hunt for Kidnapping Suspect

SWEET HOME, Ore. — Linn County sheriff’s deputies need your help to track down a kidnapping suspect. Investigators say the victim went to Daniel Schroeder’s home on Friday, but he attacked her and held her against her will until Sunday morning. She says she sneaked out while he was asleep. Deputies served a search warrant … Continue reading »