Facebook Helps Catch Tip-Jar Thief

MEDFORD, Ore. – A local pizzeria owner says he’s both amused and a little disturbed after catching a tip jar thief in the act, and using Facebook to get him caught. Rick Deates, owner of Bobbio’s Pizza in Medford, says he was in the back room of the store on Thursday night when a man … Continue reading »

Corvallis Panty Thefts

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Two Corvallis women have reported their underwear stolen out of their homes within the past month. Corvallis Police say the two homes are about a mile from each other: one on the 900 block of NW Hayes Avenue, the other on the 600 block of NW Walnut Boulevard. Investigators say one woman … Continue reading »

Cans For Adoption Fundraiser Stolen

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield family who’s trying to adopt two special needs students from overseas hit a rut in their fundraising efforts. Lauren and Don Horton want to adopt two kids from Bulgaria. Gary, the boy, has no hands. Marnie, the girl, has Down syndrome. The Hortons are adoptive parents to many special-needs children and … Continue reading »

Social Security Thief Sentenced

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A woman was taken to federal prison after cashing in social security benefits from a man who died in her care. Carel Cody, 47, was sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison Tuesday. Over the course of 16 years Cody stole more than $200,000 in social security benefits from John … Continue reading »

Police Search for ATM Card Thief

CORVALLIS, Ore.– Corvallis Police released a surveillance photo of a man they say stole money from a woman’s bank account, using her ATM card. It happened on March 5 at the OSU Federal Credit Union on 25th St. in Corvallis. The victim accidentally left her card in the machine. The suspect was behind her in … Continue reading »