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4/17: Sheriff's Office set to participate in no-questions-asked 'National Drug Take-Back Day' on Saturday, April 26

Want to safely dispose of unwanted, unused prescription drugs? The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office will hold a no-questions-asked "Prescription Drug Take-Back" on Saturday, April 26, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Kaiser Permanente parking lot next to Mt. Talbert Medical Clinic (10100 SE Sunnyside Rd, Clackamas). READ MORE


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Sheriff's Office hosts 15th annual Child Abuse & Family Violence Summit April 22-25

The 2014 Child Abuse and Family Violence Summit starts Tuesday, April 22 and ends Friday, April 25 at the Red Lion Hotel on the River in Portland, Oregon. For media outlets, interview opportunities are available with experts leading sessions at the Summit; contact PIO Sgt. Nate Thompson for details. READ MORE


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4/16: Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington County Sheriff's Offices announce suspension of I-247 detainer placements after court ruling; letter on the ruling from Sheriff Roberts

As a result of a recent court opinion and order issued on April 11, 2014 by the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, as well as other recent court rulings, finding that holding a person solely on an ICE detainer violates the 4th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington County Sheriff's Office's have made the decision to suspend placement of I-247 Immigration Detainers. READ MORE


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4/9: UPDATE -- Reward raised to $16,000 in hunt for murder suspect Dirck White

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office continues to work with the U.S. Marshals to track down homicide suspect Dirck White. White is the prime suspect in the murder of Weighmaster Grady Waxenfelter on February 6th of this year. The reward money is now $16,000 for information leading to his arrest. READ MORE


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4/2: Aircraft-carrier friendship leads to much-needed Sheriff's Office laptop donation

A friendship on an aircraft carrier led to a donation of laptop computers by the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office. That donation will help a rural Montana sheriff's office write reports from the road for the first time. READ MORE


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3/31: UPDATED: Sheriff's Office investigating fatal stabbing

On March 30, 2014 at about 11:52 p.m., the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a disturbance in the area of 9009 SE Causey Ave. The caller reported that someone had been stabbed. READ MORE


Conferences

Registration open for 2014 Child Abuse & Family Violence Summit

Online registration is now open for the 2014 Child Abuse and Family Violence Summit -- our three-and-a-half day, multi-disciplinary conference for professionals working in the areas of investigations, interviewing, assessment, prosecution, and treatment of child abuse, neglect and domestic violence. It's set for April 22-25, 2014. READ MORE


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3/24: UPDATE: Sheriff's Office Search & Rescue, SAR partners join Molalla Police missing endangered person case

On Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. JANICE LYNN ERNEST was reported missing from her Molalla, Oregon home. READ MORE


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3/24: Two-vehicle crash on 82nd Drive sends two to hospital

Shortly after 10 a.m. on Monday, March 24, 2014, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a reported two-vehicle crash with injuries on 82nd Drive near Church Street in Clackamas. READ MORE


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UPDATE -- SUSPECTS ARRESTED: Wilsonville Police looking for two masked robbers; tips sought

Around 7 a.m. on Monday, March 24, 2014, two masked suspects allegedly robbed two different victims near the 26000 block of Canyon Creek Road in Wilsonville. Wilsonville Police are seeking tips from the public in these cases. READ MORE


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UPDATED w/ ARREST: Clackamas County SWAT Team responds to report of barricaded wanted man in Estacada; suspect still at large; tips sought

At 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to an address on SE Tumala Mountain Rd. in rural Clackamas County, in an attempt to arrest 41-year-old Brandon Stavenjord, who was wanted on a felony parole warrant. READ MORE


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3/16: Two Life-Flighted from rural roll-over crash Saturday

At about 7:20 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, 2014, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office responded to a reported single-vehicle roll-over injury accident on S. Family Camp Rd. in rural Clackamas County. All six occupants were transported to area hospitals, including two by Life Flight air ambulance. READ MORE


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3/9: Water Rescue Consortium rescues three from Clackamas River east of Estacada

On Saturday (March 8, 2014), a 911 call came in about three people stranded on the Clackamas River upstream from the confluence of the Collawash River east of Estacada. The Clackamas County Water Rescue Consortium and Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Search & Rescue responded to the area. READ MORE


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3/7: Child-abuse suspect arrested by Fremont County (ID) Sheriff; Clackamas County Child Abuse Team investigating

Detectives from the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Child Abuse Team are investigating a child-abuse case that has resulted in the arrest of the suspect in Fremont County, Idaho. READ MORE


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3/6: Clackamas River safety advisory: Old Trolley Bridge showing signs of failure

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is strongly advising boaters to avoid passing under the Old Trolley Bridge downstream from High Rocks on the Clackamas River. READ MORE


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3/4: Alleged drunk-driving crash knocks out power to Beavercreek residents; driver arrested

Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a crash on Beavercreek Road early this morning (Tuesday, March 4, 2014) around 3 a.m. Responding crews found a car crashed into a power pole, which caused power disruption to local neighborhoods. The driver was later arrested for suspected drunk driving. READ MORE


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NEW INFO, TIPS SOUGHT: Sheriff's Office responds to fatal shooting of county employee at Hwy. 224 and Amsigger Rd.; suspect at large; call 911 if seen

On Thursday, Feb. 6 at 10:48 a.m., Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a reported shooting on Hwy. 224 near Amsigger Road outside of Barton. The shooting is considered a homicide, and suspect Dirck Morgan White (pictured) -- 41, of Edgefield, WA -- is still at large and considered armed and dangerous. Tips are sought; if you see Dirck White, call 911 immediately. READ MORE


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2/26: Oregon State Police, Wilsonville Police respond to motorcycle theft, crash

An adult male is in custody Wednesday (Feb. 26, 2014) after stealing a motorcycle while its owner was at a Wilsonville gas station -- and then later being involved in a non-injury crash while attempting to elude police officers along Highway 99E near Gervais. READ MORE


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2/26: Burglars allegedly set house on fire while trying to steal gas

On the afternoon of Tuesday, Feb. 25, two men allegedly broke into a vacant house on S. Feldheimer Road in Estacada, Oregon. While trying to steal gasoline from a vehicle in the garage, a fire was started that quickly spread to the house. A witness saw the suspects leave quickly in a vehicle. The vehicle located by Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Patrol deputies responding to the incident. The two suspects were arrested and lodged in the Clackamas County Jail. READ MORE


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2/23: Wanted Boring man surrenders after barricading self inside residence

Around 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies were in the 10700 block of SE Kathy Ln. in Boring looking for a wanted subject, Raymond William Wilebski, 58 years old. Wilebski has several outstanding warrants for his arrest -- including a parole violation felony caution warrant for robbery. READ MORE


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2/21: Deputy injured by intentionally placed spikes at base of fence while responding to reported domestic disturbance

At about 10:38 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 deputies were dispatched to the scene of a reported domestic disturbance in the 18100 block of SE Addie St., in unincorporated Milwaukie. READ MORE


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2/21: Suspect allegedly drops Slurpee, then meth, is arrested after foot pursuit

At about 1:03 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, a Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Patrol deputy stopped a silver Honda Odyssey van for a traffic infraction. The driver pulled into a motel parking lot. The driver (Zane Grey Macziewski, age 48) then reportedly jumped out of the Odyssey, dropped his Slurpee, and ran south on McLoughlin. The suspect then reportedly dropped some methamphetamine -- and was taken into custody in the 4400 block of SE Boardman Ave. READ MORE


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2/20: Sheriff's Office investigators uncover evidence of drug trafficking by former CCSO employee

An ongoing investigation by Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies reveals a large cache of illegal drugs in a Milwaukie storage locker tied to a suspect arrested last week in Chicago. READ MORE


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2/13: Woman robbed at knifepoint on bike path near Otty Road; suspect sketch released; tips sought

On Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at approximately 9:17 a.m., Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the report of a robbery on the bicycle path that runs parallel to I-205 at Otty Rd. in unincorporated Happy Valley, OR. READ MORE


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2/13: NEW VIDEO: Officer Nathan Seitz needs kidney transplant; CCPOBF sets up fund to help w/ expenses

The Clackamas County Peace Officers' Benevolent Foundation has established the "Officer Nathan Seitz Fund." Over the past several months, Nathan ("Nate") has acquired IgA Nephropathy with stage 5 kidney failure -- an autoimmune disease that is quickly destroying his kidney function. Nate requires a kidney transplant. A video interview with Nate is now posted here, on the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office YouTube channel. READ MORE


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UPDATE -- SUSPECT DECEASED: Sheriff's Office seeks tips in Jan. 27 kidnapping/assault case

UPDATE FROM PORTLAND POLICE: The deceased suspect who shot PPB Officer John Romero on March 12 has been identified as Kelly Vern Swoboda. EARLIER: Clackamas County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating an aggressive kidnapping case that occurred in unincorporated Milwaukie on Monday, Jan. 27. The victim is safe in an area hospital. The suspect -- an adult male around age 50, with gray hair, wire-rimmed glasses and a goatee or beard, wearing a dark navy-blue hooded jacket and driving a purple-colored minivan -- is still at large. Police are requesting the public's help to identify him. READ MORE


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1/23: Sheriff's Office arrests suspect who allegedly fired shotgun at deputies after chase, crash

Around 11:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22, MICHAEL PATRICK NEWELL, age 26, allegedly fled a traffic stop initiated by Gladstone Police. Newell then led police on a short chase and crashed his vehicle. Upon exiting his vehicle, the suspect reportedly fired a shotgun at pursuing law enforcement personnel; fortunately, no one was injured. Newell was later taken into custody. READ MORE


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1/21: Sheriff's Office responds to fatal motorcycle/car crash

This past Friday (Jan. 17, 2014), Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a crash in unincorporated Milwaukie in which a motorcycle collided with a car. The motorcycle rider -- CHARLES HORTON III, age 59, of Milwaukie -- died as a result of his injuries. READ MORE


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1/17: Deputies make arrest after gun discharge on TriMet bus

This morning (Friday, Jan. 17), Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded after TriMet alerted authorities that a gun had discharged on a bus. The bullet struck the floor, and no one was injured. Initial reports indicate the shooting was likely not intentional. Deputies later arrested a suspect -- TROY EDWIN ROBANSKE, age 42, of Gresham  -- on multiple charges (including Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Reckless Endangering) after he allegedly tried to hide the firearm in a restroom. READ MORE


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1/15: Good citizen finds lost envelope containing $40,000, returns it to owner

A Portland woman looking to buy a home is singing the praises of a citizen who found -- and returned to her -- a lost envelope containing $2,000 cash and a $38,000 check. READ MORE


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1/10: Sheriff's Office investigates two-vehicle car crash with injuries

At approximately 8 a.m. on Friday, January 10, 2014, a two-vehicle crash occurred on the bridge over the Tualatin River, near the intersection of SW Stafford Road and SW Shadow Wood Drive in West Linn. Occupants from both vehicles were transported to local area hospitals. READ MORE


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1/8: Community Corrections conducts sex-offender notification

Clackamas County Community Corrections is conducting a Predatory Sex Offender Community Notification in unincorporated Milwaukie today (Wednesday January 8, 2014) regarding Kenneth Elliot Wymore, the offender listed in this notification flyer (PDF format).  READ MORE


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1/8: Wilsonville Police arrest alleged serial Albertson's robber; additional tips sought

At about 6:52 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7, a man entered the Alberston's Pharmacy on SW Boones Ferry Rd. in Wilsonville. The suspect produced a handgun and demanded drugs from behind the counter, then fled the store. Wilsonville Police officers responded and arrested the suspect on multiple robbery counts. READ MORE


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1/7: Sheriff's Office leads successful search for lost hiker off Hwy. 26

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office led a successful search for Gary Tuor -- a 71-year-old hiker who had gone missing outside of the Zigzag area. READ MORE


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1/6: Damascus Police officer rescues dog trapped in ravine for 5 days

Earlier today (Monday, Jan. 6, 2013), Damascus Police Officer Jerry Rippe rescued a trapped dog named Sampson -- a 5-year-old lab mix -- near Carver. READ MORE


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1/3: Armed robbers make off with cash from Chase Bank in Wilsonville; tips sought

On Friday, Jan. 3, two unidentified suspects robbed the Chase Bank in Wilsonville and made off with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was injured, and officers are still investigating. READ MORE


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UPDATED 12/30: Vehicle crashes into Molalla River; Water Rescue Consortium joins multi-agency response

Just after midnight on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, Clackamas County received a 911 call reporting a vehicle crash on the Molalla Forest Road, east of Molalla. A vehicle had gone off the roadway and landed upside-down in the river. Two people were in the vehicle at the time of the crash. READ MORE


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12/23: Good Samaritan insurance agent interrupts suspected financial elder-abuse that drained Sandy woman's bank account; tips sought in search for person of interest

An insurance agent acted as a Good Samaritan earlier this year -- and interrupted a devastating case of financial elder abuse and identity theft, in which a suspect was allegedly draining an elderly Sandy woman's bank account. The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help to find the person of interest in the case. READ MORE


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12/19: Deputies recover $20k in cash stolen from nail-salon employee, arrest suspect

At about 7:20 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded after a salon employee reported that $20,000 cash had been stolen from her purse, and she thought a customer had taken the money. READ MORE


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12/19: Molalla traffic stop leads to drug bust, later recovery of large cache of stolen guns and equipment

Last week, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies and Molalla Police made a drug bust from a traffic stop, recovered a large cache of stolen firearms, and solved several open theft and burglary cases. READ MORE


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12/17: Sheriff's Office investigates fatal crash near Amisigger Road and Kelso Road in Boring

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash that occurred near Amisigger Rd. and Kelso Road in Boring, on the 27000 block of Kelso Road. READ MORE


Events

'Shop With A Cop' community event set for Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013; hosted by Clackamas County Peace Officers' Benevolent Foundation

The Clackamas County Peace Officers' Benevolent Foundation co-hosts its annual "Shop with a Cop" charitable event on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, with the first volunteers arriving at 7 a.m. at the Clackamas Wal-Mart. READ MORE


Conferences

Peer Support Conference set for Feb. 12-14, 2014; registration now open to emergency responders

In public safety, first responders provide physical backup -- but in the wake of a crisis, they also need to provide each other with emotional backup. A conference set for early 2014 will help provide those "peer support" tools to public-safety employees, first responders, clergy, and mental-health professionals involved in the emergency responder community. READ MORE


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UPDATED 12/7 -- SAMANTHA DODSON FOUND, McCUNE IN CUSTODY: Sheriff's Office seeks endangered runaway, age 13; may be with male, age 40

UPDATE (DEC. 7, 5 p.m.): Samantha Dodson was located just outside Oregon City on Dec. 7. She is in good condition. Kelsey McCune is in custody. READ MORE


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11/29: Armed suspect robs Wilsonville Albertsons pharmacy; tips sought

At about 6:40 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, the pharmacy in the Albertsons located at 30299 SW Boones Ferry Rd. in Wilsonville was robbed by a lone armed man. READ MORE


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11/26: Sheriff's Office leads rescue of injured climber on Mt. Hood

On Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office received a report of an injured climber who had fallen into a crater in the area known as "The Hogsback" on Mt. Hood. READ MORE


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11/25: Starting Friday, Sheriff's Posse returns to patrol Town Center parking lot on horseback

Starting this Friday, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Posse will kick off its annual holiday-season presence on horseback patrol in the Clackamas Town Center parking lot. READ MORE


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11/24: Sheriff's Office responds after car collides with farm equipment in Estacada; driver airlifted to OHSU

At about 8 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office, Clackamas Fire District #1 and American Medical Response (AMR) responded to a traffic accident with an injury on S. Springwater Rd. near S. Eaden Rd., in rural Clackamas County. READ MORE


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11/23: Sheriff's Office Cadets volunteer to help Libke family

On Saturday November 23, 2013, The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office volunteer Cadet Program organized an effort to help the family of fallen Oregon City Police Officer Robert Libke with some basic household chores. READ MORE


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11/23: Truck catches on fire near Molalla after two-vehicle crash; Sheriff's Office responds

At about 6:15 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office, Molalla Police Department, Molalla Fire Department, Aurora Fire Department, Canby Fire Department, and American Medical Response responded to a traffic accident near the intersection of S. Barnards Rd. and S. Dryland Rd., near Molalla. READ MORE


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11/22 UPDATE: Investigators conclude death near Government Camp was accidental

On Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 at 11:06 a.m., Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the report of a death at a house near Government Camp on Mt. Hood.  READ MORE


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11/18: Remains of suspected eighth victim of serial killer Dayton Leroy Rogers identified; additional tips sought

Authorities have identified the remains of a suspected eighth victim of serial killer Dayton Leroy Rogers. READ MORE


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11/10: Sheriff's Office investigates employee death at cat sanctuary

At about 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies investigated an employee death at a cat sanctuary on the 31000 block of Heater Road in unincorporated Sherwood. READ MORE


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UPDATED: Oregon City Police officer fatally shot in line of duty; Sheriff's Office joins multi-agency response; public Celebration of Life service set for Nov. 14

Shortly after 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013 a fire was reported at 841 Linn Avenue in Oregon City, Oregon. During the initial dispatch, a report was broadcast of an armed male at the fire scene. Oregon City Police and Clackamas Fire District #1 crews were dispatched -- with the police sent to deal with the reported armed individual. READ MORE


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11/3: UPDATED w/ NAME OF DECEASED: Sheriff's Office joins response to fatal crash on S. Eagle Creek Rd. near Estacada

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office, Estacada Fire Department and American Medical Response responded to a traffic crash on S. Eagle Creek Road, near S. Duus Road, just outside the city of Estacada around 11 p.m. Saturday night. Witnesses reported a head-on crash between two vehicles. READ MORE


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10/31: UPDATED w/ ARREST, CHARGES, BOOKING INFO: Wilsonville Police, Sheriff's Office respond after vehicle driven by male, 19, strikes two 13-year-olds on sidewalk

The Wilsonville Police Department has concluded its investigation of the Aug. 7 accident in which a male driver, 19, allegedly struck two 13-year-old pedestrians on a Wilsonville sidewalk. Wilsonville PD has referred its findings to the Clackamas County District Attorney's Office. Suspect Tyler Joos has been charged and booked into Clackamas County Jail. READ MORE


Charity

10/29: A Safe Place, Clackamas County, and Clackamas Federal Credit Union hold donation drive for domestic-violence survivors

A Safe Place, Clackamas County, and the Clackamas Federal Credit Union are conducting a donation drive to help survivors of domestic violence. Items can be donated through Nov. 30 at the stand-alone Clackamas Federal Credit Union branches in Canby, Milwaukie, Oregon City, and Sandy. READ MORE


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10/29: Sheriff's Office responds to armed robbery at Clackamas clothing store; tips sought

At approximately 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the report of an armed robbery at the Sublime Clothing store, located at 13175 SE Sunnyside Road in Clackamas. READ MORE


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10/24: Wilsonville Police arrest pellet-gun armed-robbery suspect

At about 2:55 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, a man on foot in the vicinity of SW Barber Street and SW Boburg Street in Wilsonville was approached by a man who asked for a cigarette. The suspect then allegedly brandished what the victim thought was a gun and demanded the entire pack. READ MORE


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UPDATED w/ NATIONAL STATS: Clackamas County Sheriff's Office launches 11th National Family Violence Apprehension Detail

On Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team (DVERT) worked with agencies throughout Oregon -- as well as agencies across the country -- to arrest persons with outstanding family-violence warrants. Locally, they conducted a total of 162 arrest warrant service attempts. READ MORE


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10/16: Man arrested on multiple child sex-abuse charges; additional victims sought

On Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office arrested suspect Eric Michael Freeburg, age 56, on multiple sexual-abuse charges. The Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to find possible additional victims. READ MORE


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10/15: Intercepted freight pallet loaded with pot leads to 130-pound drug-and-gun bust at Estacada-area residence

In July 2013, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a suspicious freight pallet at a local trucking company -- and discovered 39 lbs. of pot. After an in-depth investigation over the next several months, deputies served a search warrant at an Estacada-area residence -- and found 130 pounds of marijuana, 229 plants, and multiple firearms. Two suspects are now in custody. READ MORE


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10/12: Sheriff's Office investigates knife robbery in Fred Meyer parking lot; tips sought

At about 10:50 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, a woman was approached by a suspect in the parking lot of the Fred Meyer located at 16301 SE 82nd Drive in Clackamas. The suspect asked the victim for a ride. READ MORE


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10/10: Sheriff's Office arrests man on child sex-abuse charges; additional victims sought

On Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, detectives from the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office arrested 30-year-old Jacob Wayne Harms of Damascus on 26 counts of Unlawful Sexual Penetration II, Sex Abuse III, Sodomy III, Encouraging Child Sex Abuse I, and Using a Child in Sex Display. He was lodged at the Clackamas County Jail, and is currently being held on $1,735,000 bail. His full booking info is here. Detectives are seeking the public's help to find possible additional victims. READ MORE


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Prescription Drug Drop-Off Boxes come to multiple Clackamas County locations

Looking to dispose of unwanted or expired medications? It's now easier than ever -- thanks to convenient new permanent drop-boxes in several Clackamas County locations. READ MORE


Reports

Now online: Our 2012 Crime Report

Our 2012 Crime Report is now online as a PDF. It's our wide-ranging compilation of Clackamas County crime stats -- covering everything from reports processed to stolen cars to unit reports from SWAT, Search & Rescue, and much more. Download it here.


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