Reckless Burning Near Brownsville

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reports that on August 15, 2018, at approximately 1:49 a.m., the Linn County 911 dispatch center received a call of a fire in a ditch on Linn West Drive northwest of Brownsville. At 2:04 a.m., …
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New Linn County Sheriff’s Office Employees

Sheriff Jim Yon swears in our new employees. Congratulations to  Caleb Carlson and  Marion Kaftanchikov on becoming Linn County Sheriff’s Office newest patrol deputies! We are excited to have them join our team! We know they will do a fantastic job!

Congratulations to Our New Graduates

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce the graduation of three employees from the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) Academy.  Last Friday, Deputy Chris Reese, Deputy Garrett Burner, and Deputy Jacob Woods graduated from the …
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Sheriff Yon Promotes Brandon Fountain

Sheriff Yon promotes another of Linn County’s finest.  Deputy Brandon Fountain was promoted to Patrol Sergeant starting August 1.  His leadership and dedication will a valuable asset to the Sheriff’s Office.

2018 National Night Out Wrap-Up

2018 National Night Out- Thanks to everyone that showed up to one of the 17 events that the Sheriff’s Office was present at last night! It was great to see all of the community involvement and a great example of …
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Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash Near Stayton

Linn County Undersheriff Paul Timm reports on July 31, 2018 at 9:56 p.m., Linn County deputies responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and a passenger car on Stayton-Scio Road near the intersection of Cole School Road, west …
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