Police and Fire


Dallas man arrested after crash

Polk County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Dallas man following a two-vehicle accident on Friday on East Ellendale Avenue near Fir Villa Road.

POINT investigation results in arrests

Starting in the month of March, the Polk Interagency Narcotics Team began an investigation which lasted more than a month involving the trafficking of heroin in the Polk and Marion county areas by Samantha Gaines, Levi McCleskey and others.

Fire destroys Indy home

A juvenile male suffered minor burns and possible smoke inhalation after an accidental fire burned the home at 462 B St. in Independence on Thursday.

Corrections posts ‘most wanted’

Polk County Community Corrections lists these individuals as “most wanted” for May.

Man charged with assault

Dallas Police officers arrested a Dallas man Thursday on attempted assault and menacing charges after he allegedly tried to run over a man and threw an ax at a woman following an argument.

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Independence crash totals car, occupants injured but OK

Three people were injured in a single-car crash into a light pole at the intersection of Gun Club Road and Monmouth Street on May 10.

Man charged with menacing

The man arrested after threatening customers at a gas station last week is due in Polk County Circuit Court Thursday.

Duck faces charge of manslaughter

The man arrested last week in connection with a fatal motorcycle crash on Highway 22 will face manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, along with five other felonies.

Two men arrested on assault

Police arrested two men in Dallas Thursday on assault and menacing charges following an early morning fight.

Two men arrested after assault in Dallas

The pair was taken into custody without incident

Police arrested two men in Dallas on Thursday on assault and menacing charges following an early morning fight.

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Two in custody after fatal crash

Deputies searching for one person of interest

Police arrested a McMinnville man Sunday on charges related to Friday’s fatal motorcycle crash.

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OSP investigating fatal crash on Highway 22

Police trying to find 22-year-old woman

Oregon State Police is looking for a “person of interest” in Friday morning’s fatal motorcycle crash on Highway 22.

Dallas men sentenced in poaching case

Two Dallas men were sentenced on elk poaching and wasting charges in Benton County Court.

Corrections posts ‘most wanted’

Most wanted for April

POINT, Salem PD bust heroin ring

Search finds large amounts of heroin and cocaine

Police arrested three men and seized heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine following a Polk Inter-agency Narcotics Team and Salem Police Street Crimes Unit investigation into a heroin distribution ring in Polk and Marion counties.



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