Fatal Motorcycle Crash Closes Highway

NEAR VIDA, Ore. — Highway 126 is now open after a fatal motorcycle crash closed the highway for hours Saturday morning. The McKenzie Highway was closed for about two hours Saturday morning as Oregon State Police tried to figure out what caused a motorcyclist to lose control and crash in the middle of the highway. … Continue reading »

Klamath Falls Man Arrested for Sex Abuse

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon State Police have arrested a man accused multiple crimes related to a sex abuse investigation involving a juvenile female. Oregon State Police say 58-year-old David Foxen is in the Klamath County Jail for first degree rape, sex abuse, sodomy, and a felon in possession of a firearm, among other charges. Investigators … Continue reading »

Accidental Death Near Crescent Lake

NEAR CRESCENT LAKE, Ore. — The Oregon State Police (OSP) is completing an investigation into the accidental death of a 72-year old Crescent Lake-area man Thursday evening while trying to cut down a tree on his property. An investigation by OSP troopers and the Chemult Rural Fire Protection District indicated that Eugene Frank Andrews, 72, … Continue reading »

Coburg Child Wanders Away From Home

COBURG, Ore. — Oregon State Police are urging parents to keep a close eye on their kids after troopers found a girl with Downs Syndrome wandering around Coburg. Police said just after 10:30 a.m. Saturday an 8-year-old girl wandered into a Coburg antique store. OSP said they canvassed the neighborhood for about an hour before … Continue reading »

OSP Investigates I-5 Fatal Crash

UPDATE: Troopers say Christina Marie Armstrong, 22, of Cape Coral, Florida, was killed in the crash. The driver of the pick up, Joseph Dana Theriault, 28, of Portland, was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into a fatal crash Tuesday morning. OSP says around … Continue reading »

OSP Recovers Illegal Crab Pots

TILLAMOOK, Ore. — Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division says it recovered over 150 illegal crab pots from two men following a three-month investigation. Troopers started investigating in December 2013 when a mandatory hold inspection was put on the ship, Valkyrie. The ship deployed commercial crab pots in the Pacific Ocean and did not … Continue reading »

OSP Investigates Fatal Crash on HWY 20

SANTIAM PASS, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating a fatal crash near Santiam Pass Sunday. OSP says around 12:35 p.m, a 2008 Ford Focus driven by Ellen D. Freddi, 34, of Jefferson, was traveling eastbound on Highway 20 when it lost control on the wet roadway and struck the guardrail on the south side … Continue reading »

Body Found Near Lower Grave Creek

WOLF CREEK, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating the cause of death for an unidentified body found Saturday in the Wolf Creek area of Josephine County. OSP says around 1:45 p.m., troopers were notified of a body found by a couple was walking along Lower Grave Creek in the 8100 block of Lower Grave … Continue reading »

Four Injured After Van Rolls Down Hill

LA GRANDE, Ore. – Oregon State Police is investigating the cause of a crash on I-84 Monday morning. OSP says around 7:40 a.m., it received a call from witnesses saying a van pulling a trailer had crashed and rolled down a 50 feet embankment. Troopers say four people were injured in the crash. Two were … Continue reading »

OSP Cites Driver Following I-84 Crash

LA GRANDE, Ore. – Oregon State Police is investigating a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 84 Sunday. Troopers say around 11:32 a.m., a 2014 Subaru four-door station wagon driven by Merrill Hilde, 64, of Pendleton, was travelling westbound on Interstate 84 and drove past several freeway access-closed signs and a barricade sign. Hilde entered the eastbound … Continue reading »

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