Toddler Drowns Outside of Shedd

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reports yesterday, March 18, his deputies investigated the death of a toddler at a residence on Boston Mill Drive near Shedd. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office 911 Center received a 911 call at 6:58 p.m., …
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Linn -Benton Alert System Test

Linn County Undersheriff Paul Timm reports on Saturday March 7, between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00p.m. the Linn County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a semi-annual test of the Linn-Benton Alert system. Linn-Benton Alert is a system that can push out …
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Fatal Crash on Riverside Drive

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reports that on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, approximately 10:21 p.m., his deputies investigated a fatal motor vehicle crash on Riverside Drive near Stellmacher Drive, southwest of Albany.    The investigation revealed Joel Hirsch, 61, of …
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SHERIFF’S OFFICE EMPLOYEES EARN DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARDS

Congratulations are in order!  Sheriff Jim Yon reports on December 4, during the Oregon State Sheriff’s Association Annual Conference, Lt. Michelle Duncan and Deputy Eric Lederer received the Distinguished Service Award for their outstanding work at the Sheriff’s Office.  Lt. Duncan …
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Fatal Crash on North Coburg Road

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reports on December 12, 2019, approximately 5:08 p.m., his deputies investigated a fatal motor vehicle crash involving a single vehicle, north of Coburg.  The investigation revealed James Leroy Baker, 63, of Harrisburg was alone and …
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  ***UPDATE*** Linn County Undersheriff Paul Timm Reports Deputies are Assisting with a Structure Fire on Scravel Hill Road Linn County Undersheriff Paul Timm reports that after further investigation into the structure fire on Scravel Hill Road, his detectives arrested …
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