Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reports on April 9, 2021, his detectives arrested Gary Coomer, 48, of Sweet Home, for multiple sexual abuse crimes. Detectives started this investigation in August 2020, when an 8-year-old female child and a 4-year-old female child disclosed they were sexually abused by Coomer. Both children are known by Coomer.
Coomer is lodged at the Linn County jail on two counts of Rape 1, three counts of Sex Abuse I, and one count of Sodomy I.
Anyone with information about this investigation is encouraged to contact Detective Tracy White of the Linn County Sheriff’s Office at 541-917-6652.