Mill City Child Struck by Vehicle in Crosswalk

Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports on September 14, 2017, at 6:30 p.m., the Linn County Sheriff’s Office 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received a call reporting a child had been struck by a vehicle on Broadway Street near 3rd Street in …
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Linn County Detectives Arrest Four For Burglary

Linn County Undersheriff Jim Yon reports that his detectives arrested four people in connection with a string of crimes that occurred in the Lyons area over the past two months. Detectives determined this group was responsible for burglarizing three separate …
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Linn County Investigating Fatal Crash On Old Salem Road

Linn County Undersheriff Jim Yon reports his deputies are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash on Old Salem Road near Kathryn Avenue, Millersburg. The crash was reported to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office 9-1-1 Center at 11:11 a.m. The cause …
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Back to School Safety

Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley wants to remind everyone that as summer draws to a close, back-to-school season is in full effect.  Whether children walk, ride their bicycle or skateboard or take the bus to school, it is extremely important …
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Lebanon Man Dies from Farming Accident

Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports today at 12:14 p.m., Linn County Sheriff’s Office 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received a call to assist the Lebanon Fire Department with a farming accident in the 42000 block of Green Mountain Drive, northeast of …
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Labor Day 2017

Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley would like you and your family to enjoy a safe Labor Day Weekend. The long holiday weekend marks the end of summer and is typically packed with celebratory events like; backyard barbecues, trips to the …
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Scam Alert!

Sheriff Bruce Riley would like to warn citizens of a scam. Sheriff Riley himself just received two of these check scams addressed in a “priority mail” envelope. At this time, we know of two business names involved in the scams; …
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Donate Your Eclipse Glasses

Looking for ways to put your “lightly used” solar eclipse glasses to use, and donate to a worthwhile cause?  Consider donating your glasses, if they are undamaged and can be used again.  The organization Astronomers Without Borders (AWB) will soon announce a …
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Eclipse Update

Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley is happy to report the eclipse event has come and gone with very few issues across our county. The Sheriff’s Office will continue to monitor the county for traffic concerns, search and rescue calls and …
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