The Opioid Crisis

  The opioid crisis is a national epidemic and Linn County is no exception. This is a dangerous drug that can result in death for those addicted to it.  Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin, …
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Serious Motor Vehicle Collision near Scio

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reports his deputies are investigating a motor vehicle crash that occurred 04/03/19 at about 10:14 p.m. on Densmore Road south of Jefferson Scio Rd in Scio. The driver of a 1995 Honda Accord was identified …
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Linn County Deputy Received Distinguished Service Award

Senior Deputy Craig Lyman was awarded the Distinguished Service Award at the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) statewide law enforcement recognition luncheon.  Craig was recognized for his years of dedication to DUII investigations and as a Drug Recognition Expert.  MADD …
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Mill City Man Sentenced in Sex Offense Case

On December 13, 2018, Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reported his Detectives arrested Eric Wayne Dille, 46 of Mill City, for one count of Unlawful Sexual Penetration in the First Degree and one count of Sexual Abuse in the First …
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Project Child Safe Kits

Project Child Safe: Your Linn County Sheriff’s Office is happy to join Project Child Safe in spreading the word about gun safety in the home. With the help of Project Child Safe, the Linn County Sheriff’s Office has compiled a …
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Neighborhood Watch at the Linn County Sheriff’s Office

Have you ever wondered what Neighborhood Watch is? Wondering if your neighborhood has a Neighborhood Watch group? Considering starting a Neighborhood Watch but don’t know where to start? The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is happy to help facilitate neighborhoods within …
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Roadkill Salvage Law Effective January 1, 2019

Beginning on January 1, 2019, salvaging deer and elk struck by vehicles is legal in Oregon as required by Senate Bill 372 during the 2017 Oregon State Legislature. For more information on exactly what this means, what you can/can’t do …
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Holiday Safety Tips

The Holiday season is in full swing and during this very busy time of year the Linn County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind you of some Holiday Safety Tips   If You Are Travelling Get an automatic timer for …
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