OSP Seeks Public's Assistance Following Crash On Interstate 5
(JACKSON COUNTY, Ore.) - On Saturday, October 22, 2016 Oregon State Police (OSP) received information about a 2011 silver Mercedes sedan that was involved with possible drug trafficking and had an endangered female as a passenger.
... The trooper began to pursue the vehicle which drove the wrong direction onto the Interstate 5 northbound off-ramp at milepost 55.
Specialized FBI Unit Focuses on Disrupting Professional Money Launderers
(WASHINGTON D.C.) - Every year, more than $300 billion in concealed transactions is moved around the United States, according to a U.S. Department of the Treasury report on money laundering and terrorist financing threats.
Transnational criminal organizations, foreign intelligence services, and terrorist groups—as well as Internet fraudsters and other criminals—move billions of dollars each year through the international banking system and across borders to conceal the origin of the funds.
A constant fear has been imposed upon all who share an uncertain future.
(NEW YORK CITY) - Think about the legitimacy of the armed struggle of the Rohingya people.
Our villages, houses, mosques, 95% of the Madarsas were burned down, the entire Rohingya Muslim population was made homeless, turned into helpless animal-like creatures in crowded concentration camps with tents.
The man's identity is known but has not been announced.
(SALEM, Ore.) - A walker on the pedestrian path saw the body of a man in the waters of Pringle Creek and called 911 about 8:45 a.m., according to Salem Police.
The Salem Fire Department water rescue team recovered the body from the swift moving waters of the creek. According to Salem police Lt. Steve Birr, a pillar had stopped the body from progressing downstream.
If you have information, call the Turn in Poachers (TIP) hotline at 1-800-452-7888 or 541-817-4473.
(DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore.) - The Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for the public's help to identify the person(s) responsible for the unlawful killing of a bull elk in Douglas County.
On the morning of September 17, 2016, OSP was notified of a dead bull elk in the area of 4000 block of Rueben Road, Glendale, Oregon.
How many lives could have been saved if she had heeded AG Blumenthal's petition?
(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) - Janet Woodcock, MD, is the director of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The center makes sure that safe and effective drugs are available to improve the health of people in the United States.
In view of the prescription opioid epidemic evolving into a Tsunami of deaths and addictions, did Dr. Woodcock contribute to the volcanic eruption of the epidemic by violating rules of the FDA?
(SALEM, Ore.) - The Marion County Sheriff's Office has activated the CRASH Team to investigate a serious injury accident at Cordon Rd NE and Swegle Rd NE, involving a 4-year old child which was a passenger in one of the two vehicles.
Cordon Rd is blocked from Sunnyview Rd NE to Center St NE, please use alternate routes until reopened.
Making Butane Honey Oil can be very dangerous, even for professionals.
(ASTORIA, Ore.) - Three people were working in the basement at the time of the explosion and, though injured, were able to escape. 40-year old, William “Chris” West of Astoria, one of the business owners, and 34-year old Jacob Alan Magley, also of Astoria were transported to Columbia Memorial Hospital with burn injuries and were later taken to Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland. Both are reported to be in stable condition. A second business owner, 43-year old Jason Oei of Astoria, was at the scene when the blast occurred and was reportedly uninjured.
Fire investigators said today, "At this point there is much follow up that still needs to be conducted. The possible cause of the fire was the manufacture of butane honey oil."
The after-party is headlined by hip-hop legend Del the Funky Homosapien and an appearance by icon Tommy Chong.
(ASHLAND, Ore.) - The timing couldn’t be much better for the Oregon cannabis industry to gather in Ashland for the OMBC.
New statewide packaging, labeling and testing regulations began on October 1st. Many medical marijuana growers are now required to report monthly to the Oregon Health Authority. Also, the November 8th elections will determine whether various cities and counties across Oregon will enact bans on marijuana businesses.
Oregon has lost a noted Scholar, distinguished historian, and long-time Pacific University professor.
(YAMHILL, Ore.) - Dr. Barlow taught Asian History in Oregon at institutions of higher learning; University of Oregon, Lewis & Clark College, and retired as Professor Emeritus from Pacific University. He was a co-founding member of the Northwest China Council and editor of the Journal of the Association for History and Computing.
A lifelong friend of China, he was active in the U.S. China Peoples’ Friendship Association before normalization of U.S.-China relations in 1978. He was a Fulbright student and a Fulbright Scholar.
Run through the lake bottom! There's no "run" like this one...
(DETROIT, Ore.) - Today, people of all ages from all over the state and beyond, will be coming to Detroit, Oregon even though the lake is low. They are here to recreate, but there will be no boating, fishing or swimming today. These people are here to run through the lake bottom.
The annual Mud Run is close to six miles, through creeks and mud, over rocks and logs, while deer and other wildlife look on.
Of the multiple occurrences of reported clown sightings and "threats" involving clowns, none of the cases have amounted to actual threats.
(GRESHAM, Ore.) - A juvenile male in the Centennial School District is facing a first degree Disorderly Conduct charge because of a social media post he made last night, claiming "killer clowns" were coming to two of Centennial's schools today to hurt students.
The student, identified during an extensive police investigation, posted the threat online after seeing similar things being talked about on media sites.
Person of interest was last seen driving a white, 2003 Toyota Tacoma pickup, bearing Oregon plate 184 HLR.
(LAFAYETTE, Ore.) - Police have positively identified the female body found near Lafayette, on Sunday, October 2, 2016. The victim is 37-year old Lilia Cosco-Ortiz, of Vancouver, WA.
She was positively identified late yesterday, Monday, October 3, however this information was withheld by authorities until family members were advised. Ms. Cosco-Ortiz was last seen leaving her Vancouver home, late Saturday, October 1, 2016.
(LAFAYETTE, Ore.) - On Sunday, about 1:14 pm, the body of a female was found in a blueberry field by a few citizens who were driving through the area. Once they realized what it was they contacted authorities.
Monday, October 3rd, an autopsy was conducted on the unidentified female by the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office. The medical examiner has determined the cause of death was by homicidal violence.
Elliott was sentenced to the presumptive sentence of life imprisonment.
(SALEM, Ore.) - David Gene Elliott pleaded guilty and was sentenced for the assault and murder of 3 year-old Aniya Zamora, and assault of 5 year-old Xadrian Zamora September 30, 2016, before the Honorable Dale Penn.
Elliott pleaded guilty to Murder by Abuse and two counts of Assault in the Third Degree.
They collectively recommend that user-amount drug possession convictions be treated as Misdemeanors.
(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police recognize that every community and most of our citizens are touched in one way or another by the damaging impacts of drug addiction. We understand that it ruins lives, breaks hearts, burdens families and robs our communities of individuals with potential.
Too often, individuals with addiction issues find their way to the doorstep of the criminal justice system when they are arrested for possession of a controlled substance.