A Message from Sheriff Duncan

It has been my commitment since taking over as Sheriff in January to fully open the Linn County Jail. With that said, these decisions have to be made thoughtfully, considering staff safety, taxpayer dollars and the overall health and safety …
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Missing Climber Recovered from Mount Jefferson

Linn County Sheriff Michelle Duncan reports that earlier today the body of missing climber Jeffrey Dale, 29 of Texas, was recovered. Jeffrey was reported missing in the afternoon of June 30, 2022 and had last been seen near the summit …
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Justin Barr Sentenced to Prison

Linn County Sheriff Michelle Duncan reports that on June 16, 2022, Justin Allen Barr, 32, of Albany, was sentenced to 206 months in prison related to a crime spree he committed in Linn County on April 21, 2022. The crime …
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Sheriff Alerts Public of Emergency Exercise

Sheriff Michelle Duncan would like to alert the citizens of Harrisburg and surrounding communities that there will be a hazardous materials exercise in downtown Harrisburg the morning of June 16, 2022.  There will be emergency vehicles and first responders in …
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Deputies Arrest Assault Suspect After Pursuit

  Linn County Sheriff Michelle Duncan reports on May 25, 2022, at 5:48 a.m., her deputies were involved in a pursuit of an assault suspect.  The evening before the victim reported to deputies she was punched and threatened with a …
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