Reckless Burning Near Brownsville

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reports that on August 15, 2018, at approximately 1:49 a.m., the Linn County 911 dispatch center received a call of a fire in a ditch on Linn West Drive northwest of Brownsville. At 2:04 a.m., …
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Linn County Deputies Arrest Arson of Crabtree Fire

Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports that his detectives arrested a Sweet Home man for an arson that was originally reported on September 12, 2016. Refer to the original press release below. Anthony Allen Victor (AKA Lonnie Victor), 32, from …
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Linn Deputies Investigate Logging Death

Lyons Log Truck Death

Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports his deputies are investigating a fatal logging accident reported July 27th at 11:52 a.m. The accident occurred near milepost 14 of U.S. Plywood Mainline off of Trask Road, outside of Lyons. This property is owned …
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Linn Deputies Investigate Suspicious Fire

Fairview Fire

Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports on February 12, 2016, at approximately 1:01 p.m., the Linn County 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received several calls reporting a fire at the Fairview Mennonite School located at 35100 Goltra Road, Albany. Dispatchers learned that school was still in session and children were being safely evacuated.
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