Police and Fire


Corrections posts ‘most wanted’

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

Missing Portland woman found in Falls City

Lesia Osiychuk was reported missing at 4:55 p.m. on Saturday, but was found Sunday morning at 9:20 a.m.

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Mental health joins officers on duty

Polk County Deputy Jacob LaCombe and crisis counselor Jennifer Leonard were off and running on their first day working as partners.

Myrold to face three charges

Kirk David Myrold, the Dallas High School teacher accused of having a relationship with a student, pleaded not guilty to three charges in Polk County Circuit Court Tuesday morning.

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Woman dies after rollover crash on Highway 22, milepost 14

On Saturday at about 10 p.m., Oregon State Police troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of single-vehicle crash on Highway 22 near milepost 14, just west of the Highway 99W interchange, according to a report by OSP.

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Fatal accident at Clow Corner Road

An Aloha woman died in an accident Thursday morning at Clow Corner and Highway 99W.

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Myrold to appear in court Tuesday

The Dallas High School teacher and coach charged with sex abuse involving a 17-year-old student will appear in Polk County Circuit Court on Tuesday at 9 a.m. for arraignment.

Firefighters put on fundraiser

Members of Polk County and Dallas International Association of Firefighters Local 4196 will be hitting the streets for the Muscular Dystrophy Association Fill the Boot Fundraiser Friday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dallas teacher and coach arrested on sex abuse charges

Dallas police officers have arrested a Dallas High School teacher and coach on sex abuse charges following an investigation.

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Police report for Sept. 14

Transient attempts to elude authorities

Lonnie Leon Larson, 26, a transient, was arrested on Thursday after a chase that started in Monmouth and ended in Salem.

Dallas police report

Dallas police report for Sept. 9

Charges result from FC crash

A Falls City woman was arrested on multiple charges following a Saturday afternoon accident on Teal Creek Road near Falls City.

Corrections posts ‘most wanted’

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

Firefighters respond to blaze at Chase Grill

Polk County Fire District No. 1 responded to a commercial structure fire at Chase Bar and Grill on Thursday morning.