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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Deputy Rachael Poore Receives Award at the Police Academy

Deputy Rachael Poore graduated Basic Police Academy Class #395 today.  Rachael was chosen as the class leader and received the prestigious Victor G. Atiyeh Award for her outstanding leadership and performance.  Rachael is very excited to start serving the Linn …
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LINE Serves Two Narcotics Search Warrants in Crabtree

Sheriff Jim Yon reports the Line Team served two separate drug related search warrants yesterday around 5:30 a.m. in the community of Crabtree. The Linn County Regional SWAT served one search warrant at the address of 37565 Hungry Hill Drive …
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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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