Jail Suspends Visitations

Please be aware that in response to Governor Kate Brown’s most recent Executive Order that the Linn County Jail is suspending all social visits for the jail population at this time. The status of visitations will be updated as necessary. …
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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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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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