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King arrested after citizen tips

GRAND RONDE — Carl Wayne King was arrested on July 18 after citizens called in tips to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

On July 8, sheriff’s office asked for the public’s help through Facebook to identify a suspect in a theft in the Grand Ronde area. Within a short amount of time the public began to provide tips on the sheriff’s Facebook page and by calling into the sheriff’s office to identify the suspect as King.

King was arrested and lodged in Polk County Jail on the following charges: two counts of second-degree criminal trespass, two counts of first-degree theft, unlawful entry into a motor vehicle.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook that it would like to thank many members of the public who assisted in this case. The investigation is continuing with the purpose of trying to recover the victim’s property. Contact Deputy Jeff Williams at 503-623-9251 with information.

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