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Yamhill County Sheriff Warning Residents of Jury Duty Scam

The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office does not have any "constables" working for them and they would not attempt to collect payment over the phone.

(McMINNVILLE, Ore.) - The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating several fraud attempts in the county where people are trying to represent themselves as an employee of the Sheriff's Office.

Read Full Article (Apr-30-2014 10:50)

Unidentified Body Found Along Willamette River

The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office is requesting information that may lead to a positive identification of the subject. If you have such information, please contact the Sheriff's Office at 503-434-7506.

(MCMINNVILLE) - Death investigation On Saturday, April 19th, 2014, the body of an unidentified male was found along the banks of the Willamette River in Yamhill County. The body was located several miles downriver from the Wheatland Ferry crossing.

Due to the state of advanced decomposition, the identity of the person has not yet been determined. A preliminary examination of the body done by personnel at the Oregon State Police Forensic Services...

Read Full Article (Apr-26-2014 17:51)

West Salem Woman Found Dead In Yamhill Landfill

An autopsy was conducted in Clackamas this morning by Dr. Cliff Nelson. The cause of death is currently undetermined pending the result of toxicology tests.

(SALEM) - Death investigation The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office contacted the Salem Police Department following the discovery of a dead body at the Riverbend Landfill.

It was determined that the body had arrived at the landfill in a garbage truck that had been collecting from dumpsters in West Salem. Detectives from Salem Police responded to the landfill to take over the investigation.

Read Full Article (Jan-24-2014 18:36)

Mother of Physical Abuse Victim Arrested

Brandy's boyfriend, Michael Shane Abo, was arrested on January 4th, 2014, after investigators concluded he had caused injuries to the boy.

(MCMINNVILLE) - Brandy Lynn Robertson McMinnville Police Department detectives have arrested Brandy Lynn Robertson on charges of Criminal Mistreatment and Recklessly Endangering Another Person.

The case involves her four year old son who was transported to Oregon Health Science University on New Year's Eve after suffering a traumatic brain injury, as well as other traumatic injuries to his body.

Read Full Article (Jan-22-2014 19:05)

Investigation into Abuse of Four-Year Old Oregon Boy Continues

A long list of readers have contacted our newsroom asking if we know whether the mother will be charged. This report contains the latest information and also reveals the odd legal wranglings of an attorney in the case.

(MCMINNVILLE, OR) -  Menu Admin Home News Author Bios Feature Block Sports News Ads Ad Groups Sports Ads Calendar News Comments Sports Comments Staff Bios Manage Graphics Page Editor / Creator Preview Front Page Upload Photos Community Solutions Google Maps stats Panels - Ed The story of a four-year old boy who was beaten nearly to death in Sheridan is a tragic one. Many questions remain and the case is far from over.

The suspect, Michael Abo, was fired from his job as a Yamhill County deputy, before becoming a reserve police officer with the city of Yamill. He is in jail facing two Measure 11 charges. The story was released by McMinnville Police days after began asking questions.

Read Full Article (Jan-09-2014 11:33)

Officer Charged in Violent Abuse of 4-Year Old Boy Will Remain Behind Bars (VIDEO)

A judge refused to reduce bail from $1 million to $50,000 per Michael Abo's attorney's request.

(MCMINNVILLE) - Michael Abo Wednesday was a tough day for the family of a small boy who authorities say, suffered weeks of severe, traumatic abuse at the hands of a reserve police officer named Michael Abo.

Abo and his lawyer appeared in court Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. in McMinnville at the Yamhill County Circuit Court in front of Judge Cynthia Easterday, seeking a reduction in the one million dollar bail amount set for Abo after his arrest on a pair of Measure 11 charges.

Read Full Article (Jan-06-2014 18:43)

Battered 4-Year Old Boy... the Ultimate Case of Police Brutality? shouldn't have to pay for your love with your bones and your flesh - Pat Benatar, "Hell is for children"

(SALEM) - Alleged four year old victim of Michael Abo "They don't want the image of a little boy to be shown because he is so brutalized, they don't want the American public to know what he looks like." Those words from a family friend of a four-year old boy who was beaten to within an inch of his life by an Oregon police officer.

McMinnville Police say investigators believe that the injuries to the 4 year old were a result of physical abuse caused by a police officer named Michael Abo.

Read Full Article (Jan-04-2014 11:01)

Former Deputy Arrested for Criminal Mistreatment and Assault, Four Year Old in Critical Condition‏

The 4 year old boy, the son of Michael Abo's girlfriend, was transported to OHSU via Life Flight helicopter and remains in critical condition. Investigators believe that the injuries to the 4 year old were a result of physical abuse caused by Mr. Abo.

(MCMINNVILLE) -  The 4 year old boy, the son of Michael Abo's girlfriend, was transported to OHSU via Life Flight helicopter and remains in critical condition. Michael Shane Abo, 29 years of age, was arrested early this morning during the execution of a search warrant at 420 NW Evans Street in Sheridan, Oregon.

Abo was taken into custody without incident and lodged at the Yamhill County Correctional Facility.

Read Full Article (Jul-04-2013 00:49)

Searchers Find Body of Drowning Victim Anthony Jimenez

The Willamette River is an unforgiving adversary, year after year.

(DAYTON, Ore.) - Anthony Jimenez After over three days and sleepless nights, the family and friends of Anthony Jimenez need look no more.

Wednesday morning at approximately 9:40 AM, the body of 20-year old Anthony Jimenez was recovered from the Willamette River. It was a somber discovery, though expected.

Read Full Article (Apr-25-2011 13:04)

Yamhill County Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

Pills dumped down a toilet go into public water supplies; this is a chance to properly rid your home of dangerous drugs.

(MCMINNVILLE, Ore.) - Yamhill County will not ask questions, time to clear your house of old, unwanted drugs. On April 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

Bring your medications for disposal to WOW Recovery Zone/Greenlands at 2200 NE Orchard Avenue.

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