A citizen complaint led to the discovery of a large quantity of methamphetamine on Sunday afternoon.
A citizen helped Sgt. Tyrone Jenkins restrain Hunter Merkel until further assistance arrived on Friday.
Police report for Jan. 17
Polk County Community Corrections lists these individuals as “most wanted” for January.
Police report for Jan. 10
Michu Uaiyue and Matthew McDaniel, both of Falls City, pleaded not guilty in Polk County Circuit Court to charges listed in new indictments.
Police report for Dec. 27
The Oregon FBI warns consumers about digital defense against internet-connected toys.
On Dec. 15, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office took two reports of people being victimized by scam artists.
On Dec. 14, detectives from the Polk Interagency Narcotics Team concluded a five-month long investigation into the illegal distribution of heroin and methamphetamine.
A juvenile was referred for disorderly conduct after bringing a fake gun to LaCreole Middle School on Dec. 12.
Oregon State Police warns people to take care when using GPS units when traveling this winter.
Police report for Dec. 13
No injuries, but three family pets die in garage blaze
No one was hurt in an early-morning fire in Falls City on Sunday, but three family pets died as a result of the smoke and flames.
The owners of the Akha Farm in Falls City, Matthew McDaniel and Michu Uaiyue, were arrested last week on assault, mistreatment, and sexual abuse charges involving a teen girl.